The fact that the world of work is changing radically and irreversibly since the outbreak of COVID-19 has been repeated ad infinitum. Every company is going digital and the revolution is reaching even the most traditional sectors, forcing organizations to rethink everything from their business models to organizational structures. But […]Read More
Five questions leaders need to ask themselves to become champions of change.
Do you still remember learning to ride a bike as a kid? I do. I remember my dad taking the training wheels off my bike, which was – as your first bike usually is – too big for me. I remember the thrill of launching myself full steam down the […]Read More
2020: the year we should rethink performance reviews.
“Performance Review”. Two words that fill most employees with a sense of dread. Even more so this year, when most of us did the best we could in hastily assembled home-offices which, ten months later, we still occupy with little perspective on returning to some form of office normality. The […]Read More
Emerging from COVID-19: how radical collaboration can help us thrive
COVID-19 has changed our societies and business environments fundamentally in a matter of weeks. How quaint it sounds now, those off-site meetings and brainstorms and pilot projects to create our ‘one-day’ future. Suddenly there is no more time. Our tomorrow has kicked in the door of today with big, muddy, […]Read More
Not all mistakes are created equal
“Mistake”. It’s been a dirty word in business for many, many years. The last thing you ever wanted to have to say is: “I made a mistake”. I think it’s high time that we rethink that attitude. Mistakes are a natural part of learning or trying something new. A baby […]Read More
Why you always have a choice. (Even when you think you don’t.)
“Deciding what not to do, is as important as deciding what to do.” I came across this quote on my LinkedIn timeline this morning. At first, I scrolled past, but something about it intruiged me, and I scrolled back to have another look. It’s a timely quote as the summer […]Read More
5 lessons Nelson Mandela taught me about leadership.
How growing up in Mandela’s South Africa shaped my views on leadership. This year marks exactly 100 years since one of the greatest leaders of our time was born. It’s an important moment for me to reflect on too, because Nelson Mandela was an important man in my own personal […]Read More