In honour of International Women’s Day we share our thoughts on founding Eden McCallum as a female-led firm and the role of women in consulting and business, in a short video. We are proud to have so many senior women working with Eden McCallum and asked them to share their thoughts as part of IWD….
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…
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…
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…
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…