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Six Things you need to know to be a Future-Fit Leader

Posted on: March 24th, 2017 by Keith Coats 1 Comment

Currently I am engaged in a series of workshops for chief executives from throughout the United Kingdom. These are business leaders of businesses from a variety of sectors and with annual turnovers ranging from £90m to £4m and with staff compliments from hundreds to 50. The workshops are focused on ‘leading in a changing world’ […]

Future-Fit Strategy: Do you have what it takes?

Posted on: March 9th, 2017 by Keith Coats No Comments

Strategy has often been confused with efficiency. If your ‘strategy’ is to be ‘efficient’ you have the wrong strategy. Efficiency is today nothing more than an organisational hygiene factor; when it comes to securing a competitive advantage, efficiency is necessary but not sufficient. More is needed. Jules Goddard of London Business School suggests that strategy […]

How to develop greater adaptive capacity in your team

Posted on: January 27th, 2017 by Keith Coats No Comments

The leadership challenge is how to ensure that your organisation, your team has a deep adaptive capacity. It is ensuring that adaptability is part of your very DNA as you navigate the volatile, uncertain and complex future. In order to develop this vital adaptive capacity there are certain things that you can do as a […]

Book Review: Leading in a Changing World

Posted on: November 27th, 2016 by Jude Foulston No Comments

Many thanks to Deanne Earle from Change Through Action for this most recent book review on Graeme and Keith’s Leading in a Changing World leadership book. A reminder that we are able to customize the books to include a foreword from your CEO or company for orders over 50 books – a great take away […]

They had to know: The most important three words in your organisation

Posted on: May 27th, 2016 by Keith Coats 1 Comment

‘Never Again’ is the inscription inscribed in five languages at the Dachau Concentration Camp memorial site a short distance outside Munich. A visit to such a place is not easy yet is entirely necessary. This is a place where man’s inhumanity and cruelty is laid bare. It is a place that is custodian to a […]

Leading and Living Through Transitions: Three Instructional Paradoxes

Posted on: March 4th, 2016 by Keith Coats No Comments

“Write something that connects to FutureFit” was the unambiguous instruction from our eZine Editor and if there is one thing I have learnt in writing it is that you listen to what your editor says. So, there was little room to manoeuvre as I considered exactly what thread to tug on to produce something that […]

The challenge for Boomers who lead the younger Gen X and Gen Y generations.

Posted on: February 9th, 2016 by Jude Foulston No Comments

Boomers have been very successful, but the problem now is a new workforce starts to emerge into the workplace and the rules and regulations and the methodologies that have been so successful in the past are not working as well as they used to. Boomers  define teamwork as being aligned and all wearing the same […]

Required: A change in mindset to Lead in a Changing World

Posted on: February 4th, 2016 by Graeme Codrington No Comments

In an ever-changing world, leaders are often frustrated that they can’t mobilize their teams to adapt quickly enough to change. Leaders often feel the horizon of their strategic plans rushing ever closer, resulting in decision making that often feels closer to guesswork than science. These leaders can battle to manage their teams, to keep and […]

Ancient Wisdom, Modern Insights for Leaders

Posted on: October 29th, 2015 by Keith Coats No Comments

Four questions to ask when things aren’t going well. Recently I read of some ancient wisdom across many Shamanic societies that is used to treat depression, a sense of being discouraged or when disheartened. When those conditions prevail the ‘Medicine Man / Woman’ or traditional healer would ask one of four questions of the ‘patient’: […]

Leading in a Changing World

Posted on: October 23rd, 2015 by Jude Foulston No Comments

Leading in a Changing World uncovers what leaders need to know, do, and be in order to lead confidently and effectively into an uncertain and adaptive future. Leading in a Changing World explores and unpacks the changing world and leadership context, and provides key insights into not only what has changed, but why it has changed. The […]

The Problem with HR and what to do about it

Posted on: August 6th, 2015 by Keith Coats 5 Comments

The latest edition of Harvard Business Review (HBR) has as its cover story, ‘It is time to blow up HR and build something new’. It is a title that is sure to grab attention, especially if you happen to be in HR! This message is one that we in TomorrowToday have been shouting about for […]

Leading in a Changing World

Posted on: June 26th, 2015 by Jude Foulston 1 Comment

Leadership Lessons for Adaptive Leaders

Hearing God Thinking: Journeying Towards the New World of Work.

Posted on: June 18th, 2015 by Keith Coats 4 Comments

“In the beautiful complexity of a new universe that Einstein has shown us, I for one, have no doubt I can hear God thinking” – the words of Arthur Eddington, the British scientist, in the wake of him having proved Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity. Eddington’s proof of what Einstein had theorized not only made […]

The greatest fear in change

Posted on: June 17th, 2015 by Jude Foulston No Comments

You may have seen the first video in our Future Fit Video Series (Leadership lessons for Adaptive Leaders). I’ve just uploaded the 17th video in the series for your viewing. The greatest fear in change. It’s a quick 2.36min video, but Keith manages to gives the viewer something to both think about, and a practical […]

Recording of our Live Google Hangout – Leading in a Changing World

Posted on: June 11th, 2015 by Jude Foulston 1 Comment

TomorrowToday Global hosted a ‘Leading in a Changing World’ breakfast in Johannesburg on the 10th June 2015. The topic for conversation was ‘Leading in a Changing World’ and the team, consisting of Keith Coats, Graeme Codrington and Nick Barker, did a great job in sharing some of their insights and experiences on this topic. They spoke […]

You’re invited to our live Google Hangout – Leading in a Changing World

Posted on: June 5th, 2015 by Jude Foulston No Comments

You are invited to ‘Hangout’ with us when Graeme Codrington and Keith Coats launch their new book and unpack ‘Leading in a Changing World’. Space has been limited for the physical event where Graeme and Keith will be unpacking ‘Leading in a Changing World’. We are however, super excited to be able to invite you to […]

Leading in a Changing World available on Kindle

Posted on: June 3rd, 2015 by Jude Foulston 4 Comments

The much anticipated leadership book, co-authored by two global leadership experts and founding members of TomorrowToday, Keith Coats and Graeme Codrington is now available on Amazon. You can purchase the book here on either Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.com. Perhaps a bit cheeky, but if you purchase the book we would really appreciate if you would take 2 […]

An easy way for leaders to learn

Posted on: May 21st, 2015 by Keith Coats No Comments

It is said that a good or effective blog answers a relevant question. That being the case, here is a question every leader serious about being futurefit ought to be asking: How can I learn? Pause for a moment and think about leadership and learning. Many leaders are not learners. Learning is something that has […]

Six Things you need to know about Leadership Development

Posted on: January 16th, 2015 by Keith Coats No Comments

As TomorrowToday we have the privilege to both design and participate in Leadership Development Programmes (LDPs) throughout the world. We work internationally with some of fineness business schools and blue-chip multi-nationals in this arena. We have seen a great deal: some of it excellent, a lot of it very poor. It is an area of […]