In a recent Financial Times article, Pilita Clark highlights how wearying it can be to celebrate the inspiring, unstoppable, spectacular women out there.
Research by McKinsey identified some of the biggest barriers to success of companies in the digital age, and found that it came down to organisational culture. When companies are afraid to take risks, have organisational siloes, and lack a strong customer-focus, they are liable to fall behind or fail.
A recent article written by Jennifer Porter in the Harvard Business Review states that if you want to improve your team, it starts with reflecting on yourself. Rather than focusing on “trouble-makers” or “dysfunctional” team members, begin thinking “what can I change?” Read More “Meaningful Changes for Teams Start with Individual Change”
“For every complex problem, there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong”
– H.L. Mencken
We live in an age when, despite the increased level of complexity, there is little appetite for complex thinking and an overwhelming appetite for simple solutions. As Daniel Kahneman pondered in his marvellous book “Thinking Fast and Slow”, we are creatures that are designed to jump to conclusions. When faced with a complex question, we happily substitute a simpler question in its place.