Uncertainty, Confusion and Clarity

From my conversations with leaders, and my observations on what’s been happening around us, it seems that we have two very different challenges right now, and one overarching priority. Uncertainty These are “doing” challenges. We have the same sort of challenges we’re used to, but no easy, “proven” answers. We understand the problem, can describeContinue reading “Uncertainty, Confusion and Clarity”

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”