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Learning and development lessons – The Inverted Classroom

By |July 21st, 2017|Future of Work, Generational Diversity, HR|

When I was at school, the teacher typically gave the lesson from the front of the classroom, which was at best a guided discussion through [...]

How incumbent businesses can disrupt the disruptors

By |July 18th, 2017|Agile, Future of Work, Leadership|

Businesses and organisations are being transformed and disrupted faster than ever, largely driven by the direct and indirect impacts of accelerating technological change. And for [...]

“Agile is just too simple”

By |July 8th, 2017|Agile, Future of Work, Leadership|

“We get it, but it’s just too simple.”   That's a comment we sometimes hear when working with senior leaders when we suggest using agile [...]

Being agile without knowing it – lessons from a yacht race

By |June 8th, 2017|Agile, Leadership|

As some of you know, I spent my twenties as a professional yachtsman and was lucky enough to race a couple of times around the [...]

Why we need “who knows?” thinking as leaders

By |March 24th, 2017|Future of Work, Leadership, Senior Teams|

In the command and control industrial past, management power (that is the ability to change things and get stuff done) came simply from position - [...]

Using ‘Agile’ methodologies for behaviour and culture change in organisations

By |March 24th, 2017|Agile, Future of Work, Leadership|

I'm a big fan of Agile ways of creating and changing things. When the world is changing so fast and in such unpredictable ways, making [...]

AI and Machine Learning – what should HR be doing?

By |February 3rd, 2017|Future of Work, HR|

There’s lots of hype about it, but there is no doubt that the application of AI, machine learning and autonomous systems is everywhere and growing [...]

Employees as customers – focus on the whole employee experience

By |January 26th, 2017|Future of Work, HR, Leadership|

For many roles, there really is a global war for talent, particularly in the skills driving disruption and transformation - ask anyone hiring software developers [...]

Want your people to be self-motivated in their work? Think more like a video games designer

By |November 11th, 2016|Future of Work, Generational Diversity, Leadership|

A few years ago when I was working with a particular group of senior leaders, one of them shared his thoughts on how tough he [...]

“Isn’t this future of work stuff just for funky start-ups?”

By |August 4th, 2016|Future of Work, Leadership|

“Isn’t this future of work and leadership thinking just for techy, West Coast start-ups?  Isn’t it really hard to apply this thinking to real businesses [...]