I discussed China’s drive to modulate its Wolf Warrior engagement style, and whether Beijing will be able to tell its story better, with Monocle Radio. The segment is here:
It’s every business leader’s nightmare: something an employee did on Twitter or Facebook or TikTok before joining the company, or perhaps in his or her off hours today, suddenly takes on a life of its own and becomes associated with YOUR brand, YOUR company, and YOUR values. And then the nightmare gets worse: to try..
I wrote an article for Biznology on how doing things the RIGHT way really matters… and how cover ups will always bite you. The full article is available here . Biznology is the website of Consultants Collective, where I am part of the practice.
I chatted with Monocle radio about the current state of affairs in Hong Kong
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I shared some thoughts with the News Decoder website. The original article is here . Here is the text: By David Schlesinger At the beginning of March, as the coronavirus crisis began to ravage Italy, Rome’s ambassador to the European Union wrote pointedly on the Politico news site that only a far-away friend, well outside..
Here are some thoughts I had on the management challenges posed by the new virus, published in Biznology Managing In The New Normal By David Schlesinger COVID-19 may be a new, scary name in medicine, but for managers, it represents a whole new playbook as well. Travel budgets – cut Meetings and conferences – canceled..
ChinaFile asked me and some other China people for our predictions about the coming year. This was mine: “Backlash” is the word for China in 2020. Engagement, progress, friendship, admiration, prosperity—the arc of change for China has moved, with the horrific exception of Tiananmen and its aftermath, in a steady, consistent, and predictable direction. Until..