Encouraging behavior

One of the most thoughtful and mindful things we can do when working with people and organizations is to first consider what behavior we’re encouraging by our actions. Sometimes we find ourselves [...]

The magic of 1943

In a recent forum, I had the opportunity to share insights from our work with a group of technology executives. We were discussing how to best think about organizational alignment in a digital [...]

Decisions and data

In a recent McKinsey Insight on data culture, the point was well made that when it comes to data as a driver for culture and decision making, “you can’t import data culture and you can’t impose [...]

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 [...]

Defining success

At a product management event I attended recently, one of the speakers made an interesting point. He said you shouldn’t judge the success of a product manager by the success of their [...]

#nolimits

Paula Radcliffe is one of the greatest athletes of all time. She’s still the world-record holder for the Woman’s Marathon which she won in London 2003. She’s won almost everything you can for an [...]

Dissonance theory

When you or I willingly do something that we know might not be the best thing to do for ourselves or for others it’s called cognitive dissonance. Festinger’s cognitive dissonance theory [...]