Lessons on leadership from British politics

Sleepwalking towards a chaotic Brexit

“The UK is in a spectacular mess,” writes Martin Wolf in the Financial Times today. Why? Because “David Cameron launched an unnecessary referendum on EU membership” in order to pacify Continue Reading →

Decision making in times of uncertainty (Stanford)

Two arrows

A newly published Insight from Stanford Business School tells us something we probably already know: high levels of uncertainty make us less likely to take risks. Researchers found that when Continue Reading →

Understanding our inner ‘drive to become’ helps us manage stress and self-actualise

Germinating seed

Sometimes we are happy with the lives that we are living. Sometimes we feel dissatisfied: there is a gap between the person we are being and the person we want to become. It is Continue Reading →

Coping and succeeding in a VUCA world

Coping with a VUCA world

In his latest book, on Leading Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise, speaker, consultant, scientist, musician, and author of eight books on innovation and leadership Peter Cook suggests four strategies for managing our organisations, and ourselves. Continue Reading →