Leadership

Everybody PANIC!

What if you could have a machine that could create an infinite (or at least unlimited) improvement in your business? Let’s call it “The Infinite Improvement Machine“.  Sounds interesting perhaps? Intriguing even? But perhaps you are feeling a little skeptical? Now is the time for drastic measures: unprecedented rates of change, highly competitive markets, the whole […]

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New Models of Organisation

I had the opportunity to along to the Responsive Organisation Unconference in London, where I lead a session and attended many others – more about those in a later post. The discussions during the day started a chain of thoughts about organisation structure, specifically, how structure has been disrupted by technology and how technology might […]

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We’re All in Sales

I had the pleasure of listening to Daniel Pink talk at the RSA this week about sales. It was definitely a privilege – there was a 750-person waiting list, one of the largest in the RSA talk’s history – at least in part due to Daniel’s previous talk, which was a big hit with its RSA […]

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Social Media is impacting business models

Earlier in the year I spoke at an event for the Creative Industries Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), and some recent discussions have caused me to reflect again on how social technologies are fundamentally altering the way we do business. A study by IBM, that interviewed 1500 CEOs, revealed that nearly all of them are adapting […]

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Drowning in Data

With thanks to The Big Partnership, this is their interview with me, just after I stepped off of the stage at the 2010 Like Minds event in Exeter. In short: We don’t know what we don’t know! Many businesses are obsessed with information technology. However, information isn’t great for a business. Information needs context that […]

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