Principles and Strategies for Effective Leadership in the “New Normal”

As my close friend was telling me about the challenges she had gone through during the pandemic, I kept hearing Marty Linsky’s words in my head: “Leadership is an improvisational art: It cannot be scripted moment to moment.” Like most of us, my friend struggled to keep herself and her team afloat ever since the [...]

PURC Transformation Package

Regulation during and after the pandemic Will your organization return to business as usual after the pandemic? Most will not. What skills and strategies will you need to transform your organization to be successful during this unprecedented time? PURC's learning engagements uniquely integrate the analytical, strategic, and leadership skills that people need to be successful [...]

Lead change, or wait and see? Lessons from utilities that learn during the pandemic on July 14, 2020

We have all been learning so much during the pandemic. This has led many people to ask: If the pandemic reveals a problem we didn’t know we have, should we address that now or wait until things are back to normal? What factors should be weighed? Is leading change different during a pandemic? Next Practices [...]

Leadership Working Group with Marty Linsky on May 26, 2020

Leadership is hard, especially now. People want easy answers and quick solutions. But does true leadership promise to minimize harsh realities? Harvard Professor Marty Linsky describes the challenge this way: “You place yourself on the line when you tell people what they need to hear rather than what they want to hear.” And he describes [...]

Next Practices Live with Dorothy Okello

Regulators and utilities across the globe are using Next Practices Live to share insights across sectors and countries during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have benefitted from insights from leaders in regulation and industry, as well as internationally known consultants. We recently hosted Dr. Dorothy Okello, chairperson of the Uganda Communications Commission, as part of our [...]