Human adaptability and resilience have been tested more severely in 2020 than for many decades. The shock of the Covid-19 pandemic has affected us all, whether we realise it or not. Work has continued, and those who have been lucky enough to avoid falling ill have been able to carry on, if not quite normally…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
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.
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…
Eden McCallum is happy to announce that Nick Brown has joined the firm as Managing Partner.
Levels of pessimism are up, investment is down, while the struggle to find good people intensifies Britain’s business leaders are braced for an extremely difficult 2019 as the reality of Brexit hits. The sixth annual Eden McCallum economic outlook survey of 192 senior business leaders has found that optimism is currently in very short supply….
Former optimism slips as the situation in Europe and globally proves a cause for concern Dutch business leaders’ optimism has lost some of its shine in the past 12 months, recognising dangers which seemed to represent much less of a threat only a year ago. That is the clear message to emerge from this year’s…