Another great evening, more great guests.
We were joined by Simon Jones of Chime Communications and Professor Chris Brady of Salford University at the magnificent Cass Business School in Central London.
With René asking the probing questions both our guests gave a masterclass in reputation management.
“But I’ve been squeaky clean for nearly my entire career. Why won’t the media let it drop? I was set up.”
We live in the most unforgiving of times; from professional footballers, bankers, politicians, police chiefs, TV bosses, TV presenters, military heads; they have all suffered recent high-profile and long lasting reputational damage.
Over recent months I’ve had the privilege of working on all five continents and experiencing all the issues and opportunities that the prolonged global downturn has brought to all businesses and organisations.
The most consistent and overriding theme, has been that of VUCA – Volatile, Unpredictable, Complex and Ambiguous. As ever, the Americans have coined this phrase to describe the unsettled times we find ourselves in at the moment.