#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 [...]

re-framing the job

In the VFQ Foundations course, we share a video by Clayton Christensen where he introduces the concept of a ‘job-to-be-done’. His story about milkshakes is now pretty well known and popular. It’s [...]

Have fun

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 [...]

Structure vs hierarchy

The digital economy comes with demands and expectations, or rather assumptions. One assumption is that we can’t operate a business the way we have in the past when it comes to organizational [...]

Surviving

“Look, don’t see, listen, don’t hear. The more you engage, the longer you survive.” – Jack Reacher So, creating new, amazing products and experiences isn’t the same as being an action adventure, [...]

The IKEA effect

One of the things that services like LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook do well is creating a place where people can input pieces of themselves. You can create a living online resume or develop a [...]

Schedule sensitivity

One of the toughest challenges in business is reaching the right decision makers. Some believe that the continuous flow of email campaigns will make the recipient eventually give in and respond, [...]

Don’t give up

“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make a sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, [...]