Idea Storm's top rated articles - 18 September 2020

I have had excellent guests on my podcast Exponential Organisations and they produce amazing content.

I would like to thank them for giving their time to chat to me (and to you if you are a listener of the podcast) and have therefore created a 'Friends' page on my website where you can access their fantastic content.

Here are three selected articles for you to enjoy. The rest can be found on the Friends page.

1. Karin Hurt - Let's Grow Leaders

How to Be Compassionate Without Destroying Consistency

The other day, “Joe” reached out with a genuine dilemma. Throughout this crisis, he’s encouraged his supervisors to be compassionate.  Because, like you, he knows that everyone is dealing with their own set of challenging circumstances.

Like you, he’s focused on doing the right thing for the human beings on the team. Which, of course, means an extra dose of flexibility.

This article can be accessed here.

2. John O'Leary - Live Inspired

It’s Only Coffee… and Tomato Juice

Does it seem like people are quick to anger these days? For many, it’s as if they go around seeking reasons to be disappointed, upset or infuriated. Have you noticed the hostility they share frequently makes things even worse?

But what happens when an individual who has every right to be upset chooses instead to respond with grace?

This article can be accessed here.

3. WEF - The Great Reset

Turning crisis into opportunity: How to finance a sustainable recovery

"Radical happens more often than we think."

There were plenty of messages of hope in the World Economic Forum's latest Great Reset virtual meeting, 'Financing a Sustainable Recovery'.

Although significant challenges remain, there are opportunities to be sized upon, agreed the speakers, Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF); Mohammed Al-Jadaan, Minister of Finance, Economy and Planning at Ministry of Finance of Saudi Arabia; Anne Richards, Chief Executive Officer at Fidelity International; and Cameron Hepburn, Director and Professor of Environmental Economics at Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (SSEE).

This article can be accessed here.

I hope you have enjoyed these three selected articles. To access the full list visit the Friends page on

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Lance Peppler

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