Category Archives: authenticity

What lies beyond Post Conventional?

At Holos we have already defined Post Conventional businesses as those that intentionally disrupt their own business model, before someone else does it to them.  This is a trend that has been developing and accelerating over the last 20 years to … Continue reading

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Change is easy – really?

This week I have a tale of two client transformation projects.  Both are very conventional businesses that have been around for over 30 years.  Both manufacture a product that is then retailed to consumers.  One is the retail end of … Continue reading

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Post Conventional and beyond

Conventional businesses will not survive at scale. In this case Conventional means businesses that pursue a fundamentally unchanging business model and rely in incremental improvements over time. The future belongs to Post Conventional businesses. Post Conventional businesses being those that … Continue reading

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From Boss to Authentic – it’s official

In 1997 the influential US Business Round Table groups of corporate CEOs issued a statement of purpose for corporations:  “The paramount duty of management and of boards of directors is to the corporation’s stockholders. The interests of other stakeholders are … Continue reading

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Authentic Leadership, Vulnerability and Procrastination

Holos is a leadership and change consultancy with no employees and no offices.  We have 160 brilliant faculty members around the world and 20 Agents who work closely together to help transform organisational cultures so that they enjoy sustained success … Continue reading

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Women take over as moral leaders of the world

There is a fascinating trend going on in the informal moral leadership of western society – it is being taken over by women. Right now there are at least four women who are global exemplars of integral authentic leadership.  They … Continue reading

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Post Conventional World Domination

In 2001 the largest five companies in the world by market capitalisation were GE, Microsoft, Exxon, Citi and Walmart. By 2011 they were Exxon, Apple, Petro China, Shell and ICBC (Bank of China). By 2016 they were Apple, Alphabet (Google), … Continue reading

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