Urgency and busyness

There is this idea that productivity has no end. This idea manifests itself in the belief that being busy all the time is actually helpful. In one of our insights titled Don’t confuse effort with [...]

Leadership dimensions

It’s nearly impossible to write on leadership as a topic. Each attempt is daunting because there’s nothing new under the sun and who is really an expert on the topic? It is, however, a topic we [...]

Embrace mistakes

WD-40 is a company that learned to make mistakes. It’s part of their DNA. In this lovely short article, they highlight their 3 tricks. Be a learner and a teacher Embrace mistakes as learning [...]

#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 [...]

Avoiding irrelevance

“For anyone in business, the rapid cycling of their valued products into generic stuff is a dark and constant fear.” – Kevin Roberts One of the reasons why many firms are shifting from a [...]

Runaway mind

At any moment, you find yourself thinking the worst of someone or some situation. It’s one of the most frequent things we do; spend time thinking negative thoughts about someone or something, [...]

Positive vs negative

How you think about something will often play a big role in how you go into it and how you respond. Maybe it’s a new team, a new management structure or organization. The intent we have going [...]

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 [...]

How we think matters

It’s hard to consistently stay optimistic, especially when you’re going through a specific change or set of circumstances that are not as favorable as you expected or desired. I recently came [...]