610, 2017

Why today’s complex challenges need an agile leadership approach

It's always been the case that some problems are simple, some are more complicated and some are super complex. Now, in a world of accelerating change, more and more problems facing leaders are in the [...]

1609, 2017

Agile lawmaking experimentation in Finland

I sometimes hear statements such as “Agile experimentation is fine for tiny start ups, but it's hard to make it work within larger organisations that need to integrate with existing processes and ways of doing [...]

808, 2017

Corporate Matriphagy – being eaten by your children

Matri-what? Matriphagy. I had to look it up too. It is where in nature, a mother sacrifices herself for food for her offspring. So for example, some spiders die next to where they have laid [...]

308, 2017

The importance of mindset in driving performance

Todays BBC report about inequality in kids educational achievement got me thinking about the importance and power of mindset in driving performance. It wasn't the report itself that was insightful - poor kids generally do [...]

2107, 2017

Learning and development lessons – The Inverted Classroom

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 the curriculum she had to get through for that lesson, [...]

1807, 2017

How incumbent businesses can disrupt the disruptors

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 some key disruptive technologies such as AI, advanced data analytics [...]