We all have an Inner Simon

There are lots of words that fall into unthinking common usage. Vision. Purpose. Negotiation. Commitment. Honour. Words that are used in routine ways without stopping to think about what they really mean. In business, and many other areas leadership is often seen as something we get to when we run out of management titles. SomethingContinue reading “We all have an Inner Simon”

Aspirations & Patience

As we try to understand and find our way out of the mess we have got ourselves into that is the way we work and the economies we have created, I’m interested to see how many are offering “solutions”. Something like the equivalent of a nicotine patch for complexity. It’s not like that. It hasContinue reading “Aspirations & Patience”

The Clarity Factor

One of the highlights at the end of the year is the BBC Reith Lecture. They are always worth listening to, and this year, the topic is “Why doctors fail”, with Dr. Atul Gawande. One of the key messages is that we could save and improve more lives by using what we know more effectively,Continue reading “The Clarity Factor”