Feedback flutter

About 15 years ago, I was close to boarding a trans-Atlantic flight, browsing in a store for some books to read on the way. My eye caught a cover which had a panda up a ladder, armed with a [...]

Scaffolding

There is a concept in learning theory called scaffolding. It is the idea that when learning new concepts, you start simple and progressively get more complicated over time. It is designed to [...]

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 [...]