You will never reach your destination if…

Winston Churchill famously said: “You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.” A time of change brings many barking dogs. If Continue Reading →

Clarifying your professional passions (Harvard Business Review)

Two ways to clarify your professional passions

This recent post by Robert Steven Kaplan, Professor of Management Practice and Senior Associate Dean at Harvard Business School, suggests two sets of tools for clarifying your passions: — One is Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Study finds no correlation between personality at 14 years old and 77

Nikki Giovanni

The longest ever personality study has just compared the personalities of almost 200 people aged 77 and with the personalities of the same people when they were aged 14. It found that there is no correlation Continue Reading →