RSM Global Blog


As CEO of RSM, I have the privilege of collaborating closely everyday with Member Firms, in over 120 countries. Through the continuous building of relationships, I am able to gain a unique insight into both the local and international challenges facing our members, as well as the global trends shaping their future, in a constantly changing economic landscape.

As we continue to experience change and transformation at great speed, one thing that remains is the passion and commitment of RSM’s professionals in delivering The Power of Being Understood to clients, all over the world.

In this hub of carefully curated content, we share our thoughts on the topical issues facing the growth-focused and innovative businesses of today.

Coming together virtually in a Festival of Reimagination

15 December 2020
RSM's first virtual World Conference

Putting diversity and inclusion on the agenda

2 November 2020
Jean Stephens talks leadership

The intersection of COVID-19 and mental health

26 October 2020
In the wake of World Mental Health Day, RSM International’s new Leader for Diversity and Inclusion, Candice Eaton looks at how middle-market businesses can support employee mental wellness as a key aspect of workplace wellbeing amidst and beyond the global pandemic.

World Mental Health Day 2020 – Creating a psychologically safe working environment for all

8 October 2020
In this edition of CEO Matters, Jean Stephens is joined by John Taylor and Victoria Kirkhope of RSM UK, to discuss how middle-market business leaders can help their teams to cope with the many challenges surrounding mental health. This insightful session looks into building a psychologically safe culture for the people within your organisation, the importance of listening and communication as well as some practical examples of what leaders can do to facilitate support for mental wellbeing in the workplace.

The power of CQ - Creating an inclusive culture through and beyond COVID-19

15 September 2020
In today’s increasingly globalised environment, success is determined by your ability to lead across multiple cultural environments making Cultural Intelligence (CQ) imperative.

Demonstrating the value of collaborative leadership during crises

11 August 2020
Jean Stephens on empowerment amidst the new normal 

Adversity inspiring innovation and change

14 July 2020
It is not an exaggeration to say that the COVID-19 crisis has created more challenges to modern business than any event in modern history. All over the world, the effects are obvious: GDPs are down, markets are down, production is down, employment is down, and most importantly, spirits are down.

Managing communications on the virtual front line

11 May 2020
In many countries, few people would argue that due to the coronavirus quarantine, working conditions are very unusual now.

Leading virtual teams with empathy

6 May 2020
It’s easy to say, ‘We are all in this together’, but the truth is that some members of your team are facing much bigger challenges than the rest. Many are facing total isolation, or having to home school children, living with partners who’ve been furloughed or made redundant, or caring for a sick family member. These challenges can add pressure to an already stressful situation, and that is why it’s important for managers to get a sense of which colleagues may require a bit more flexibility.

People and technology – preparing for the future in uncertain times

15 April 2020
We are currently living through the most significant disruption to the global economy and society since the Second World War, a situation very few us thought we would experience in 2020. While our top priority is the good health of our loved ones, friends and colleagues – we business leaders also have the difficult task of considering what this crisis will mean for the future of our organisations. 

5 best practices for cultivating a diverse and inclusive business culture

17 March 2020
Businesses that offer an inclusive working environment, for a diverse blend of employees stand ready to transform, grow and outpace their competitors. But how can organisations work to unlock these benefits?

International Women’s Day 2020: How we can better equip businesses to deliver on equality

2 March 2020
Each year, International Women’s Day (IWD) serves as an opportunity for us to reflect on progress made in creating a working environment that not only champions but also enables equality. It also serves as a reminder that all business leaders, regardless of sector, need to adopt a more proactive approach in order to accelerate the rate of progress.

2020 - Putting people at the heart of transformation

23 December 2019
By Jean Stephens, CEO of RSM International

Leveraging the multi-generational workforce

24 September 2019
The multi-generational characteristic of our workforce today is complex, intricate and challenging to manage. Any talent development and management strategy need to allow room for manoeuvre and adaptation to the multiple realities of these employee segments.

Introducing the new RSM China

12 July 2019
To continue attracting and retaining the very best talent, our focus must also be on the continued investment we make in our people, delivering our brand values through our behaviours, as well as our work, and moving forward together with an inclusive approach in a culture of innovation.