Blogs

March 16, 2021

Water Cooler Moments

Water cooler gossip. Office banter. A quick yarn over a lunchtime pint. If you miss the face-to-face chat between you and your colleagues, you’re not alone.  Your business misses them too.  Because it’s moments like these where we can gain invaluable insights into aspects of our business we may otherwise not touch, where we can […]

March 9, 2021

Micromanagement is not the answer

In an excellent article about the challenges of staying in touch with your team in this era of necessary isolation, Kerry Goyette explains why some leaders resort to micromanagement. Micromanagement is often not a preferred leadership style but caused by a feeling that leaders are losing control when they don’t see their teams working as […]

March 9, 2021

Ambiguity – how can we be ready for the unexpected?

Tyson’s famous boxing quote “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” is more apt now than ever.  We’ve been royally blindsided of late. The pandemic created pandemonium, with many businesses left completely in shock, and without a plan.   If this has taught us anything, it’s that business leaders will face a […]

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.