Throw spaghetti

Trying anything that seems logical isn’t always the logical thing to do. I was reading an old Forbes article from 2012 related to the challenge of relying on information we read online to make [...]

Play the long game

When it comes to growth, many of us fundamentally accept that it takes time to see substantial growth in any investment. For example, if you invested $1,000 in Apple ten years ago, today it would [...]

Control what you can

The ability to control something is perhaps one of the most satisfying experiences we can have simply because there are so many things in life we can’t control. Maybe you’ve been called a control [...]

Be trustworthy

Years ago, a CEO colleague of mine shared with me that the reason he was able to sleep well was because of the trustworthiness of his right-hand person. I wanted to know more because we all use [...]

Firm decisions

It’s a gift to have a team that gels really well and is successful. It’s a gift because it doesn’t happen too often. You hear the stories of how certain teams have led organizations and companies [...]

Just do it

My daughter often tells me she wants to be a writer. The advice I give her is that if that’s what she wants to do then the only thing she really needs to do is ‘write’. The more practice she [...]

Think things through

 “Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few people engage in it.”  – Henry Ford How do we ensure we’re doing the right things? How do we know that the [...]

Decision uncertainty

Decision making is by far one of the toughest things we get to do. Hiring the right team, developing the most effective strategy, deciding on next year’s budget – these examples, and many more, [...]