Are you too busy to think?

You are paid to think, not to be busy – So shorten your meetings to make sufficient space to think. In this manic world in which we work, too many people approach it as if it is a dash to the line before they skid to a halt and finally die. We know from the...

Are You a “Systemic Disturber”?

I have just spend a fascinating couple of hours with Dom Burch the Senior Director for Marketing and Innovation at Asda Walmart. Dom writes an excellent blog that I thoroughly recommend http://domburch.blogspot.co.uk Dom is a very talented leader with the rare talent...

Are You a Challenger or a Bystander?

We are still seeing some unhealthy and toxic behaviours in our most famous organisations.  I am concerned that this is particularly the case in are number of global financial organisations. Why don’t people get it? If you want a culture change programme, with...

“Disturb Me, Please” – time to think differently

I have been inspired my the writings of Margaret J Wheatley which I attach a short article of hers below. Disturb Me, Please! The Works: Your Source to Being Fully Alive, Summer 2000 If we are people exploring the unknown, if we are to be the pioneers and discoverers...

What does the “Lie in LIBOR” mean for you?

Perhaps you think The lies in the LIBOR scandal doesn’t affect you? The CEO and chairman resign, 13 employees disciplined and five dismissed at Barclays, 25 bankers were forced to leave UBS and others disciplined and dismissed in RBS. US $1.5 billion Fines for...