In which direction is the pen moving?
Grab a pen. Hold it straight up in the air and start “drawing” a circle on the ceiling, in a […]
Creating a thinking environment, for the sake of our natural environment
In August 2012, I returned from running a side event at the Rio+20 with Mark Young , and am still […]
Talent management for the common good
In the public interest early organizations were often created to benefit the city or country concerned. The structure and management […]
Creating the 25 hour work day
The alarm goes off. You hit snooze and sleep for a precious extra 10 minutes. It goes off again… *BEEP […]
Making Sense of Complexity: the Personal and the Systemic
Many of us yearn for simple principles to guide our work and life in a complex world. At the heart […]
One theory of culture is that the organisation’s core business, or dominant technology, often gives rise to a pervasive culture. […]
The first step to leading innovation
Let’s just take a moment to reconsider the meaning of innovation. Suppose we took innovation in business to mean profound, […]
We are all made of stardust
Recently a coaching client of mine was reading from a notice calling them to a novel meeting. One sentence resonated […]
Democracy at work: Culture 2.0?
It is no secret that during the current economic climate, many employees have lost trust in management. Often the squeeze […]
Are you due for a cultural detox?
Recently, I have been working with a leadership team who have been together for over 5 years. They were a […]
Changing the rules of the game: Culture
I recently read a great story about a softball game in which one player injured herself when going for a […]
The Importance of Purpose
Working with purpose, being “on purpose” we might say, most often is a place of high energy and momentum and […]