Eden McCallum was founded just over twenty years ago, offering a new approach in the apparently mature and settled consulting market. It was to be “a consulting firm without any consultants on the payroll”, as one strategy guru described it. This was innovation with a purpose: to make consulting better for both clients and consultants….
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…
Some signs of hope and a subtle, informed take on what could come next in the Brexit saga But in the UK and the Netherlands, uncertainty is rising We are entering an age of renewed uncertainty, according to Eden McCallum’s international survey of Swiss, Dutch and UK business leaders. While anxiety might have been expected…