Anyone who has read my blog will know that I’m sceptical about mission statements, and I’m not alone in that. Far from alone. In the search for something snappy and inspiring, the result is often a mission statement that is trite and which doesn’t characterise and differentiate the organisation. And those mission statements certainly don’t […]
How do you get to be a good leader, and see what someone is truly capable of, once you’ve provided initial guidance, tuition, coaching, and monitoring?
It’s a challenge to make sure the processes you create are solid. The real winners are the companies who pay very close attention to detail.
I find inspiration in all sorts of places and I’m curious: where do you find inspiration in your business life?
I get a real kick out of seeing clients achieving more than they think is possible. I think they probably get sick of me saying “you can do more than you think you can” to them. This “last lecture” by Randy Pausch has a lot to say on that topic. It’s titled “Really Achieving Your […]
I’ve recently concluded a project where I needed to give the client a complete ‘picture’ of their current situation and where they might get to. David Hockney’s massive ‘Bigger Trees Near Warter’ provided inspiration.