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Welcome to Nusbacher Associates, Rina Atienza

1 March, 2018 | Lynette

Rina Atienza joins Nusbacher Associates as Director of Operations. Her playful curiosity and eclectic interests show her to be a multi-potentialite, which makes her difficult to pigeon-hole. She is a social engineer who pushes for more radical and imaginative visions to tackle ‘wicked’ problems. She enjoys cultivating connections, and values the application of playfulness. Rina […]

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Gearing up for the Brexit Referendum (paywall)

23 June, 2016 | Lynette

  Nusbacher Associates’ Devil’s Advocate, Lynette Nusbacher, is name-checked in Edward Fennell’s column in the Times (paywall) as he writes about preparation for Brexit after tomorrow’s referendum vote.  The bid to leave the EU is widely predicted to fail, but the future is made of discontinuous events.  Good horizon scanning inoculates businesses against strategic shock.

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We’ll never vote to leave the EU? You never know …

4 April, 2016 | Lynette

Dr Lynette Nusbacher, The Devil’s Advocate, is quoted in OutLaw as she begins to work with the London law firm Pinsent Masons LLC on the Event that Will Never Happen:  a UK vote to leave the European Union.  Preparing for Brexit isn’t just an exercise in what-if.  It’s an exercise in strategic alignment. https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2016/april/brexit-preparing-for-brexit-will-help-deal-with-other-business-shocks-says-expert/

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Sochi is Misdirection – Watch the Kremlin.

7 February, 2014 | The Red Team Red Queen

The “respond with strength” dictum governing Russia’s political realm is well-known, so suffice it to say that Russia now shines forth as an example of those “disproportionate response” signs you find all over those little corners of the world where both the people and the police are fine with an angry homeowner venting frustration upon […]

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Springtime for horizon scanning

20 January, 2014 | Lynette

Nusbacher Associates will start the Spring with strategy.  The first step in structured strategy is horizon scanning, and we will begin the year with sector-specific horizon-scanning workshops for chief executives, board members and similar senior leaders.  These one-day workshops will draw on the expertise of the attendees and our own highly developed horizon scanning skills […]

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Mary Allberry Joins Nusbacher Associates

9 January, 2014 | Lynette

Nusbacher Associates is proud to announce that Mary Allberry has joined the firm as Events Manager. Mary will be managing a series of horizon scanning events beginning later this Winter.  The events will bring small groups of chief executives together to conduct focussed, sector-specific horizon scans with the Nusbacher Associates core. Mary comes to us […]

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Rosalind Luper Joins Nusbacher Associates

9 January, 2014 | Lynette

Nusbacher Associates is proud to announce that Rosalind Luper is joining the firm as Operations Manager. Ros has in the past been judged the Most Efficient Administrator in Europe, and we look forward to her administrative effectiveness honing the razor edge of Nusbacher Associates’s capabilities. Ros comes to us after working with Connexions Berkshire and […]

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What’s an anchorite, and what was she doing walled up in that church?

2 January, 2014 | Lynette

Are you an anchorite? Without structured methods of horizon scanning you can’t help but see a narrow version of the future, coloured by your background and expectations.  Nusbacher Associates can help you use tools to hunt black swans, inoculate yourself against surprise and create a clear picture of your business future.

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Lynette teaches Rome on video

19 December, 2013 | Lynette

English expert on historical fighting Mike Loades has directed a new video on the Battle of the Teutoburger Forest, with voice commentary by our own Lynette Nusbacher.  Catch it on YouTube.

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