Make a difference

There’s an old African proverb that goes something like this: “If you think you’re too small to make a difference, you haven’t spent a night with a mosquito.” When you lead change in a large [...]

One becomes two

“When one teaches, two learn” – Robert Heinlein It has been said, that to really understand a topic you must try to teach it. Much of our experience, knowledge, and learning is amassed [...]

Change is hard

When we use phrases like ‘digital transformation’ or ‘change management’, we are saying two things. First we are communicating that we are undertaking a large program of [...]

Stick to the plan

Trying to please everyone when you really don’t want to is a fickle way to try and lead. This leadership style doesn’t actually work. The constant behavior of changing your mind in an effort to [...]

The optimal team

We often get asked what the optimal team size is. And of course, it depends. But when taking all possible dependencies into account it could be anywhere from 2 to 25… which in turn is not a [...]

Change your routine

Depending on your role in an organization, the flow of information coming your way is likely controlled or filtered. You may be shielded from information you need to know often or told just [...]

Nothing personal

Showing half finished work can be scary. Most work when it’s inflight can look incomplete and messy. That’s what makes it work-in-progress. However, if we hold on to work too long, until [...]