Blogs

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January 8, 2021

Are CEOs getting all the information they need?

Being a CEO is a tough job, especially if you are CEO of a start-up. Bringing information to light about what employees think in an easily understood form, alongside financial information in the BI dashboard would significantly expand the CEO’s knowledge about her or his company.

December 17, 2020

What should startups digest?

Startups coming to market with a new product are faced with significant challenges. Is their product too much like an existing product or is it so novel that potential customers don’t understand its value or are sceptical?

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November 13, 2020

Why resistance to change for Trump is a matter of nature and nurture

This article is a refreshingly honest account of how intuitive sensemaking drives our emotional response to our environment.

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November 6, 2020

Amplifying the quiet voices

Creating the right organisational culture and psychological safety necessary to give voice to quiet, diffident and dissenting colleagues is a laudable ambition.

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November 5, 2020

It’s all about the dashboard!

Most leaders, even if they don’t have a “business intelligence dashboard’ will use key data and KPIs to help them manage the business, spot opportunities and improve performance.

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October 8, 2020

The blunt trauma of Boeing caused by a faulty ‘nervous system’

People who cannot feel pain because of a faulty central nervous system (CNS) are faced with recurrent high risk and shortened lives.

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October 8, 2020

How to complete the picture?

As we consider the future of work it is likely that two critical challenges will face leaders.

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October 8, 2020

The past is often seen as a frame of reference – is this helpful?

In a recent webinar, Mike Carter talked about the Apollo 13 mission and how leaders in the control room had to navigate a potentially catastrophic, novel event.

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October 2, 2020

Rethink and Improvise….

Technology is there to not only make life more efficient and effective, it also exists to help leaders “complete the picture”.