Our latest thinking

Our latest thinking

4Points is a collaborative management, leadership and coaching firm. We are known for our ideas, innovation and impact. The articles below are examples of our recent thinking. Click on any of the images to read more.

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Change Never Ends

Change Never Ends

Over two thousand five hundred years ago, the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus wrote, "Nothing endures but change." He wasn't wrong. As R. D. Laing has it "We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.

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One to One’s: A missed opportunity

One to One’s: A missed opportunity

One to one interactions between a manager and direct reports are the heart of team and organisational success. It’s important to get them right. Formal one-to-one meetings, performance reviews, development sessions, coaching, catch-ups and informal conversations are all forms of this critical interaction. 

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Group Coaching – A case for inclusion

Group Coaching – A case for inclusion

The challenges for leaders have shifted significantly in less than a generation. Globalisation, diverse workforces, and increased competition have changed how work is organised and conducted. Roles are less formally defined and authority relationships more complex. 

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Bias in Decision-making

Bias in Decision-making

There has been a recent resurgence of interest in bias in the workplace and particularly in the possible impact unconscious bias has.  A substantial part of this renewed “unconscious bias energy” has been directed at diversity and gender.  For many, it is now assumed that unconscious bias is the major villain in explaining why there has been so little change in the representation of women in executive and board positions.  The issues are much broader than this (see Kahneman, Lovallo & Sibony 2011).

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