Monthly Archives: February 2016

Gone Fishing . . .

“The gods do not deduct from man’s allotted span the hours spent in fishing.”  ~Herber Hoover Every once in a while (far too infrequent I might add), I have the opportunity to take some time off away from consulting and … Continue reading

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Where does real innovation come from?

Innovation has been heralded as the solution to sustainability in our current VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) global business environment. As a result, everyone is coming up with consulting approaches and training courses designed to instill a culture of innovation and … Continue reading

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Leadership. Is there an App for that?

There’s an app for just about everything these days. Some of them are useful, such as an alarm clock app, GPS map apps, email apps, Passbook for storing airline boarding passes and concert tickets, The Economist app for international insights, … Continue reading

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Before you jump on the culture change bandwagon . . .

Before you jump on the culture change bandwagon, there’s some reading you should do: LEVERAGE: The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Culture   The phrase “jump on the bandwagon” or “climb on the bandwagon”, is a popular saying, with a bandwagon … Continue reading

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