Walking the Talk Blog

The cultural difference between Macron and Le Pen

There are many fundamental differences between the opinions and actions of Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, the two final candidates in the latest French presidential ...
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M&A: How to avoid culture clash

 Every merger or acquisition is undertaken to enhance business value, yet many fail to achieve expected outcomes because of a failure to effectively manage cultural ...
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Why you need to manage behaviour consistently

I recently had coffee with a close friend who’s just resigned from a senior position in a key department of a large company. Answering the puzzled look on my face, he ...
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A culture of simplicity - keeping it simple, the smart way

 "Simple has been one of my mantras. You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end, because once you get there you can ...
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A surprising culture change lesson from a taxi driver

I jumped in a cab the other day in a hurry to get to a meeting and was greeted by a resonating “hello” and a smiling driver. It was raining hard and I expected a more ...
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