Monthly Archives: December 2012

2013: Three Resolutions To Embrace

Lead There isn’t a job title called leader; It isn’t a position, it’s an attribute.  Gandhi and Martin Luther King didn’t have positions of power, but it didn’t stop them leading and, more importantly, leading change. They did not have direct reports so being a manager or director are … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas: Download my book on innovation for free

Christmas is a time for giving and for the next 48 hours you can download my book on Business Innovation completely free. This is my Christmas gift to you.  No catch.  No registration.  No email harvesting. The offer has now expired … Continue reading

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Built to Last: Revisited

Built to Last by Jim Collins has sold millions since its publication in 1997 but 15 years on is it  working and is anyone still listening? The driver behind Jim Collins and Jerry Porras research was to find the magic … Continue reading

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Think Different: 7 Books That Changed My Mind

For good physical health you need two things; a healthy diet and regular exercise. The same is true for your mind. You need a healthy diet of good ideas and concepts that will exercise your mind. The books I’ve chosen below have … Continue reading

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CLONE WARS: 4 Values to Value Most and Why

One of the most interesting and practical management theories to emerge over the last 20 years is the Competing Values Framework based on the work of Quinn and Rohrbaugh (1983) which identifies four competing values within an organisation. These are … Continue reading

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