Evidence Based Leadership – an Oxymoron??

When things are changing around us and uncertainty has the stage by the time we have evidence, it’s already happened. When does a reliance on data and evidence become a cop out? Very few of us would deny the value and power of data in advancing science, or the power of science to increase ourContinue reading “Evidence Based Leadership – an Oxymoron??”

The Business Weather

One of the quietest but biggest advances we have made in forecasting is the weather. A few years ago, forecasting accuracy was laughable beyond even a couple of days. Now, we can be pretty confident up to around five days, and get a useful, if less accurate predictions for up to a couple of weeks.Continue reading “The Business Weather”

Plans vs. Scenarios

By definition, plans need a degree of anticipated stability to be of any use whatsoever. That forecast stability is in rather short supply as I write this, not just in the UK as we go through a remarkable period of transformation, but pretty much everywhere across everything from climate to politics. One of my “goContinue reading “Plans vs. Scenarios”