Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Changing ways of working

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Changing ways of working

As businesses begin to work their way towards a “new normal,” Eden McCallum’s third Covid-19 survey asked c. 200 business leaders for their views on the impact of the crisis and how they are adapting their operations for the future. Expectations regarding the duration of disruption from Covid-19 continue to worsen, with 65% of business…


Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Business leaders’ view of the future

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Business leaders’ view of the future

Eden McCallum’s second Covid-19 survey with over 250 business leaders across the UK, Europe and North America focused on the impact the crisis is having on their companies and the permanent changes they foresee it bringing about. The results highlight a change in sentiment about the depth and duration of the impact from Covid-19, with…

May 2020

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Eden McCallum survey results from >300 business leaders

Managing the Covid-19 crisis: Eden McCallum survey results from >300 business leaders

Covid-19 has brought about unprecedented global disruption to the normal functioning of business and society. In order to understand how businesses are responding to this sudden and unforeseen challenge, Eden McCallum surveyed over 300 business leaders last week. The results highlight the huge impact the crisis has already had on businesses across sectors, and the…

April 2020

Implications of a Net Zero Carbon Economy

Implications of a Net Zero Carbon Economy

Our planet is warming, and the need to prevent further damaging climate change is urgent. The good news is that while this task is daunting, it is also doable. This was the conclusion of a fascinating breakfast seminar hosted by Eden McCallum at London’s National Portrait Gallery on 5 February. The event was focusing on…

February 2020

Breakfast audience with Elizabeth Mohr on ‘Behavioural science in organisations:  The neuroscience of influencing others’

Breakfast audience with Elizabeth Mohr on ‘Behavioural science in organisations: The neuroscience of influencing others’

We recently held consultant breakfast events in our Amsterdam and London offices, and were joined by Elizabeth Mohr who spoke about ‘Behavioural Science in Organisations’ to packed audiences in both. She led that while consultants are often very strong in facilitating strategic decision making and often deploy meticulously honed ‘influencing techniques’, they often do not…

November 2019

Celebrating the UK’s Annual Pro Bono Week

Celebrating the UK's Annual Pro Bono Week

For the UK’s annual Pro Bono Week, I thought I’d write about a charity project I did a few weeks ago. One of the reasons I joined the Eden McCallum Analyst Programme a year ago is because of the opportunities to contribute to work with their NGO partners. A year later, some time between projects…

November 2019

Eden McCallum’s NGO Partnership: an analyst’s perspective

Eden McCallum’s NGO Partnership: an analyst’s perspective

Eden McCallum launched our unique NGO Partnership in 2008 with Impetus and Virgin Unite as our two founding NGO Partners.  Save the Children UK and The Royal Foundation joined as Partners in 2014 and 2018 respectively.  In the last 11 years, our consultants have delivered over 140 pro bono projects in the UK and abroad,…

August 2019

Findings from the Eden McCallum LBS Future of Consulting survey 2018

Findings from the Eden McCallum LBS Future of Consulting survey 2018

Jobs are changing, and so is the language we use to talk about them. Flexibility has been a watchword, and perhaps sometimes an abstract principle, for a long time, but it is now more prevalent in practice.

March 2019

The surprising power of people and computers thinking together: Professor Thomas Malone on ‘Superminds’

The surprising power of people and computers thinking together: Professor Thomas Malone on 'Superminds'

Summary of discussion hosted by Eden McCallum at the Royal Society

“We often over-estimate the potential of AI. It is easy to imagine computers as smart as people, but unfortunately it is much harder to create them. On the other hand, we often under-estimate the potential of hyperconnectivity, perhaps because it is easier to…

January 2019

Nick Brown joins Eden McCallum as Managing Partner

Nick Brown joins Eden McCallum as Managing Partner

Eden McCallum is happy to announce that Nick Brown has joined the firm as Managing Partner.

January 2019