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Sally Ann Jones

Sally Ann Jones is a Partner in The River Group's London office. She has 25 years experience helping global companies implement strategic change.
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Brain Implants for our Future Leadership?

Posted by Sally Ann Jones on Jul 5, 2016 12:50:06 PM

Are we seriously suggesting a brain implant for our future leaders to help them get ahead?

Prominent business leaders like Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM and Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon agree artifical intelligence will impact decision making within the next 20 years. 

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Topics: Growing Leaders

A Practical Example of Leading HiPos to Victory

Posted by Sally Ann Jones on Jun 21, 2016 1:14:23 PM

When the pressure is off and expectations are managed, underachievers with potential flourish.

Last month we witnessed one of the biggest upsets in global sporting history. 

Claudio Ranieri, a coach with 28 years experience in five different countries, led Leicester, an English football club, to a top division title for the first time in his career and in their history.

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Topics: Growing Leaders

Building a Sustainable Family Owned Business

Posted by Sally Ann Jones on Dec 15, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Family businesses contribute an estimated 70% to global GDP but statistics show that 65% of family wealth is lost by the second generation and 90% by the third generation. 

Most founders concentrate on what they know best—building the business. But, they sometimes fail to execute their succession plan early enough. 

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Topics: Advising CEOs