A Year Into The Business Of Trust

Over the course of the last year I have been privileged to have had the chance to contribute to the Lord Mayor of the City of London Corporation's initiative ‘The Business of Trust’. As part of this initiative the City Corporation pulled together representatives from leading financial institutions, with the support of the executive teams within … Continue reading A Year Into The Business Of Trust

Putting the spotlight on trust

Hello and welcome to the first of three blogs that I am writing as the 690th Lord Mayor of the City of London, giving me an opportunity to share with you all my theme for the year:  The Business of Trust, which I launched in November 2017. Each Lord Mayor gets to choose the subject … Continue reading Putting the spotlight on trust

‘What is the marker of an empowered workforce?’

Guest blog written by Alan Barlow, author of "Profiting from Integrity: How CEOs can deliver superior profitability and be relevant to society". Many employers claim their employees are 'empowered' - but few successfully close the feedback loop. A major challenge for management is the practicality of tracking whether staff are empowered. Given the reported importance … Continue reading ‘What is the marker of an empowered workforce?’

How should business leaders approach the issues of job transformation and displacement?

Q&A series with Tracey Groves, founder and director of Intelligent Ethics, on AI and ethics I prefer to think it’s more about job augmentation rather than job displacement.  AI will be able to enrich our lives through the optimisation of the best of technology, and the creation of more skilled jobs in areas such as … Continue reading How should business leaders approach the issues of job transformation and displacement?

How can we trust AI if we don’t know how it works?

Q&A series with Tracey Groves, founder and director of Intelligent Ethics on ethical leadership: I don’t know how to fly an aeroplane, but I still travel by air when I need to, with the plane primarily being flown by a computer programme and with minimal human intervention.  I trust the system, processes, procedures in place, … Continue reading How can we trust AI if we don’t know how it works?