Best laid plans – single most effective intervention you can make to help your team embrace change Jun 10, 2021

Change is messy. Let’s face it; nobody likes change. Perhaps more precisely, nobody wants to be changed. Whether it’s a significant formal change, with jobs on the line, or a slight change in process, there will always be a fallout. For every action, there will be a reaction.

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What business schools don’t teach you about change management Jun 03, 2021

Over the last two decades, I’ve sat in countless classrooms to learn about leadership and management. As a leadership nerd, of course, I’m fascinated by the latest theories. I love applying strategy, behavioural change, and psychology, even employment law. I can get lost in that world...

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How I learned to avoid the glaring face in the back of the room May 26, 2021

I never want to feel that again and you don’t need to.

 
It took me years to build up confidence in delivering presentations. It was hard enough presenting to a small group, but to stand up in front of my team and describe the changes that were going to happen to us all was...
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Three megatrends that will shape the future of business forever Apr 22, 2021

As I’ve virtually travelled across the UK and Europe to deliver my thoughts on the future of healthcare and teaching, I’ve been challenged to consider the future of different industries, especially the future of strategy.

 
That’s an exciting question and here is my...
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The future of strategy Apr 16, 2021

You may have seen me geek out about the future and how automation and AI will shape the future of health and the future of teaching. I’ve recently been asked though to predict the future of strategy.

 
For me, there is one question that underpins the role of humans in business...
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On the shoulders of genius: How to make complex ideas simple and unlock exponential growth. Mar 31, 2021

A few months ago I watched the domino chain effect video which demonstrated elegantly how a tiny brick just 5mm high and 1mm thick can create enough momentum to knock over a brick the size of the Empire State Building. It’s a straightforward physics conundrum based on perfectly spaced...

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How can some businesses seemingly leapfrog innovation? Mar 25, 2021

I recently had the honour of being accepted to judge the Middle East and North Africa Stevie awards - management and customer service category. There was a broad range of submissions - from several different countries in the region, from publicly-funded innovation to community interest companies,...

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The best way to predict your future is to create it Mar 12, 2021

I wonder if Abraham Lincoln would envisage the future, we’re all living in when he uttered that quote.

Q How would he react to the hustler hordes who are grasping their futures – diligently learning, testing, and growing their own futures?
Q How would he have responded to the...
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