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I was once involved in a massive transformation program. It cost billions of pounds and impacted every house in the UK. The program had been running for a few years. As things tend to go, there [...]

Team balance

Peter Drucker once said, “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” When we consider the complexities of building new products, designing software or bringing any [...]

Hippos

One of the hardest parts of product management is saying no and it’s related quite closely to stakeholder management and prioritisation. In our Prioritisation Book, we introduce 9 different [...]

Mindful leaders

The simplest definition of mindful is to be conscious or aware of something. The world is lacking mindful leaders. There are various ways we might all define being mindful. While the immediate [...]

Leading from the front

There is a good argument to be made that while there are differing leadership styles, leading from the front is one that is making a significant comeback. The phrase itself is something I hear [...]

Start with Why

In this video, Simon Sinek talks about how leaders should start with Why. It’s not just for leaders though. It’s for all of us to ensure we connect our work with a meaningful reason. For [...]

Be part of the answer

This week I was remembering the story shared by the Heath’s in their book, Switch, where they share the story of Tom Watson (CEO of IBM at the time) who had an executive who made a business [...]

Wanting to be heard

Do you remember King Solomon? He was known as the wisest and richest man that had ever lived. He had his challenges like all of us and some of them included the demands he put on the people in [...]