Values and virtues

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


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

Failing to fail

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

Master and manager

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

Diminishing benefits

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

Strategy and luck

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

Perceived performance reviews

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