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Two Rival Functions in the Company Constantly Fighting? Ask Madeleine

Two Rival Functions in the Company Constantly Fighting? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine, I run operations for a regional (UK/Europe) division of a real estate and relocation company. I have several functions reporting up to me, and right now two of them are at war. All day every day I have emails flying in from both sides, pointing...
5 Keys to Leading in the Great Acceleration

5 Keys to Leading in the Great Acceleration

The business world has always moved fast. Now it’s in overdrive.We’ve been talking internally about the “Great Acceleration” for a few months now, so it was fun to see McKinsey report on the concept in a recent piece. One quote dramatically...
Less People, Same Amount of Work? Ask Madeleine

Less People, Same Amount of Work? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine,I manage a department in a large manufacturing organization. Some parts of our business are going gangbusters, but my area is suffering from a slowdown due to the restrictions and economic impact of Covid-19. We were able to redeploy some of my people...