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Challenges for a new CEO
January 29, 2024

Harnessing the power of Tensense’s Organisational Sensemaking™ data for new CEOs

The journey into a CEO role is a challenging one, presenting new leaders with a landscape whose complexity often surpasses expectations. As discussed in a comprehensive article by McKinsey & Company, many new CEOs feel underprepared for their roles, and the rate at which they must adapt is unprecedented. However, there’s a silver lining in […]

Human intuition
January 2, 2024

Harnessing Intuition: Data Meets Human Insights

In the modern, corporate world, if we want to make any serious decision or measure a change project, we need to justify our workings by invariably pulling together some charts and stats from the available data, because that is verifiable and provable. However, data ‘drives’ the image in the rear-view mirror; sentiment (or evolving sensemaking) ‘drives’ […]

December 13, 2023

The importance of culture

It has been a really bad week for Sellafield with claims of a long-term toxic culture coming on top of the revelation that computer systems in Sellafield are being hacked. Given that employees at Sellafield are looking after some of the dirtiest and most hazardous substances known to man in difficult circumstances and many may […]

seeing around corners
November 2, 2023

The Art of Anticipation: Sensemaking in Leadership

In a modern business landscape defined by rapid changes and unforeseen challenges, the ability to “see around corners” is more vital then ever. It’s all about sensemaking, and leaders need to harness it effectively. A recent McKinsey piece  titled, ‘Seeing around corners: How to excel as a Chief of Staff’ (COS), aptly captures this notion:  […]

October 27, 2023

Never ending transformation

The recent cyber-attack on the email system provided by booking.com for hotels to interact with guests is a stark example of how companies need not only to stay ahead of their competition but to be constantly aware of new opportunities and vigilant to threats presented by continuous advances in technology. Cyber security is just one […]

jobs rising
October 6, 2023

Jobs on the rise

US job openings were up by 5.8% in August to 9.6 million, of which over half a million was an increase in professional jobs. This must be a matter of concern for business leaders looking to expand their companies. The competition for good people has gone up along with the costs. According to this article […]

Managing uncertainty
September 17, 2023

Managing uncertainty

With a sharp fall in the PMI raising the potential for recession in the UK and a report that US employers announced 75,151 lay-offs in August, the highest level since 2020, it is understandable that people are anxious and concerned about the future.    In her article in the MIT Sloan Management Review, Liz Fosslien writes […]

Organisational Sensemaking
September 4, 2023

Media companies and hubris don’t make good bedfellows

The recent controversy surrounding Linus Tech Tips (LTT) serves as a stark reminder of the importance of leaders having the right tools and insights to make informed decisions, avoid reputational damage and respond effectively in times of crisis. The Forbes article on LTT highlights how quickly media companies can lose their standing when other media […]

Tensense.ai A consultant's view
July 15, 2023

A consultant’s view: why should I care?

As a consultant I am asked from time to time to explain what I do.  I usually reply, “do you want the standard or more memorable answer to that question?”   Most elect for the more memorable; to which I reply, “I am a child, an electrician, and a plumber.”   Expanding on this, I mean […]