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10 Jun 2021
Forum salutes Award winners
Eight firms shared the honours at the Forum's 19th annual Management Excellence Awards, held on the Remo platform. Commented one firm: "It was great to attend a genuinely live awards with interaction. Thanks for hosting such an enjoyable event."
Taking part in training courses was seen as the least effective element in personal development during lockdown by 73% of respondents according to a poll on the 'Re-tuning your Firm' weekly show. This compared with just 33% pre-Covid.
Insight, innovation and action result from human interactions inspired by ideas. Each of the Forum's new free 24/7 Clubs provides: conversations with unlimited video on private virtual tables, and regular social events (Remo); discussion board, opt-in member directory, and videos of past roundtables (HighQ).
Despite 'Fostering creativity' being seen as the fifth most important management activity by firm leaders, it is the one with the lowest level of personal effectiveness during lockdown, according to a poll on the 'Re-tuning your Firm' weekly show.
The panel for the third session of the Forum's North America group consisted of Harry Blum of RSM; Manuelle Charbonneau of Charbonneau Leadership Consulting; Andy Corea of Murtha Cullina; and Sandro Iannicca of SI Consulting. The webinar was moderated by Patrick McKenna and hosted by Larry Stroud.
Dealing with leadership and management challenges is a lonely place. Share issues and explore solutions with the same small group of peers at regular moderated meetings. Having a safe place to tap into their wisdom can feel like salvation...
Leadership capabilities, strategic insights and management practices are enhanced through participating in our roundtables, summits, Clubs and polls. Firm productivity is also boosted as the overall relationship between management practices and productivity is strong, significant and positive, according to a recent ONS study.
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The Forum creates a relaxed and trusting environment in which senior individuals feel able to openly discuss the issues that confront them. High quality speakers and worthwhile subjects that persuade busy senior people to give up time.