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Course Corrections

I’m old enough to remember the first moon landing. Everyone seemed to be in awe of this tremendous achievement. It was one of those moments when there was this feeling that the world had changed. Forever. The distance between the Earth and the Moon is about half a million miles. The landing module landed within […]

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Repeat until Excellent

Today I’m connecting with my ‘inner geek.’  When it comes to stationery, my family tell me that I become a geek. One of my favourites notebooks is the A5 Leuchtterm 1917 145 x 210mm notebook. Also, I use a tailored form of the Bullet Journal. And today these two combine for me into one beautiful […]

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Leaning to Action Personal Margin Self-Awareness

Tools that Evolve with You

We need tools that can evolve with our work. As our work, our portfolio develops, we need tools that can grow with it.

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The Dual Mindset of an Entrepreneur

At the weekend I came across this gem of a video posted over six years ago. Marten Mikos, the then-CEO of MySQL who sold the company to SUN Microsystems for $1 billion, gives a candid short interview during the Innovate! conference in Zaragoza, Spain, about his key learnings as an entrepreneur. It’s a nine-minute masterclass: […]

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Leaning to Action Resilient Hope

Has your change got a hope?

Have you ever found yourself influencing people to change and found that there was more than a lack of motivation, there was a lack of belief in the proposed change? Next week I’m speaking at the BCS Business Change SIG in London to this title. I’ve discovered a real power in hope when it is […]

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Create or Curate?

Most of us have come across the saying that every five-year-old is an artist, and by the age of ten very few of them are. It does ask questions about creativity and how we raise kids. I’m convinced that if we have a broad enough view of “creativity” nearly everyone can express creativity. When we […]

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Protected: Agile Application Lab for SWFT, 10th August 2015

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