Certainty of uncertainty

It’s interesting to look back at things I was learning in my MBA and consider its relevance to the world…

Values and virtues

Whilst I was a Henley Business School we talked a lot about values in workshops and in coaching sessions I…

Revolution

These days everyone seems to be in the business of revolutionising businesses. One marketing statement after another claim to revolutionise…

Failing to fail

What is my understanding of failure? Perhaps not much different to a common view held by many people. Yet I…

Master and manager

What does it mean to line manage someone? Is it to control and manipulate or develop and enable people you…

Diminishing benefits

Over the years my son accumulated dozens of Lego packs that let him construct different things (cars, planes, boats, etc).…

Strategy and luck

I like strategy board games. Part of what I enjoy about them is working out how they work and how…

Perceived performance reviews

My experience of performance reviews has generally been filled with boring conversations,  feedback that reflected people’s moods, and a sense…