Leaders have been sharing their perspectives on the present market uncertainty and their expectations for the future.

The result is a surprising insight to the requirements of balancing today’s performance with tomorrow’s transformation.

While the research continues, here is a ‘sneak peek‘ of the insights to date:

Our conversations with leaders reveal a mindset of growth, with levels of confidence and ambition that defy the media headlines. It is the triumph of mindset over market uncertainty. 

Explore the surprising findings regarding growth outlook, ambition and appetite for risk.

Are leaders paranoid about performance? Listen to leaders and you are likely to be surprised. While there is a lot less paranoia than you might expect, there is a big puzzle regarding productivity.

Explore the findings under the headings of productivity, people and projects.

With pressure on performance, is transformation taking second place? Well, the leaders in our research are highly change and transformation aware. They have a ‘transform mindset’. 

Explore leaders’ perspectives on transformation here.


Here are just some of the surprises emerging from our strategic conversations with leaders:

Explore the research under 3 headings:

Our research program for 2023 and 2024 centers on engaging a panel of 50-75 senior leaders in a process of strategic reflection and ongoing strategic conversations regarding performance and transformation.

Like the business environment, our research is dynamic and evolving. It goes where leaders take it – addressing the key issues that emerge from their strategic conversations.  This ensures that it reflects the most pressing business issues of the day.

Want to find out more about the research, incl. its objectives & methodology?  Please click here.