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The COVID-19 generation of leaders


Arguably, if ever there was a time to think outside the box it is now. As leaders we should be using some of the time being freed up in our diaries to strategize. The process should begin by accepting that we will never have all the answers and so should involve all our colleagues who can and will want to help. The key question to be addressed is what the major implications of the COVID-19 crisis will be for our businesses and whilst it’s impossible be sure, there are three potential risks that stand out.

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Are my crisis management processes as robust as they could be? Investors and Pension Funds can learn much from the military’s approach to risk and crisis management


The current Covid-19 outbreak is sure to exert huge strain on many organisations globally.

Military commanders are very familiar with encountering such stresses. They regularly face ambiguous and
fast-moving circumstances, which can change in rapid and unexpected ways. So, what if anything,
can investors and pension funds learn from the military’s approach to risk and crisis management?

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