Are you enabling people to trust you?

Working with managers at different levels and in many industries, I consistently get asked various questions on how to manage better. One that surfaces most often, especially in large organisations is “ How can I trust my team to do Read More…

The Big Short – how our decisions are nudged

When faced with a decision, we all believe we are weighing the facts objectively and making rational, thoughtful decisions. Source: www.economist.com In fact, science tells us that in situations requiring careful judgment, every individual is influenced by his or her Read More…

Middle managers: implementing strategy and leading change

They are the Mintzberg’s ‘middle line’, these men and women we rely upon to implement strategy and lead change.  They have the experience, ideas, networks (formal and informal) and continuity to translate a vision into action, to execute complex interdependent Read More…

Want a resolution? Keep things simple in 2016

You can do great things in 2016 if you don’t spread yourself too thin – so be ruthless and realistic about your goals! Source: www.hiveage.com With the New Year upon us, I am afraid I can guarantee you a few certainties to look forward to this year. Irrespective of Read More…

Building High Performance Cultures

Organisations are feeling the pressure to hold on to cost savings achieved over the last number of years whilst simultaneously increasing service impact or profit in a challenging economic environment. “You need to do more with less” is the mantra Read More…

How to Ride the Crest of the Digital Business Wave

EMC’s CEO Joe Tucci recently remarked that, “the transition to an ever more connected world, brought on by the Internet of Things (IOT) is a huge digital wave crashing down upon business as usual. Businesses must decide whether they want to Read More…

Are you a Data Structure Scientist?

OK so what’s a data structure scientist I hear you ask! Yes, we have all heard of that “sexy” data scientist role but perhaps never of the data structure scientist. You might imagine it to be a role demanding significant Read More…