Achieving Your Innovation Potential

In most organisations there is a yawning gulf between senior leaders’ rhetoric on innovation and the reality on the ground. As I’ve set out in this chart, the potential for innovation across an organisation is generally far greater than the actual innovation...

The Rock & Roll Of Business

Business is Sisyphean. Like Sisyphus, the ruler from Greek mythology, who was forced to endlessly roll a rock up a hill, only to see it roll down again as he neared the summit, business leadership is a task where it is simply not possible to ever call victory. Just...

Achieving More By Doing Less

Companies achieve more, more quickly, when they focus on just a few, clear objectives at any one time. At the heart of this is a paradox – we achieve more by doing less. Although few of us truly understand the limits of our abilities, we really shine when we are...

Focus And Pace: Part 2

Following on from my previous post about focus and pace, I gained a reminder of its importance from one of my clients yesterday. We have recently been working together on developing options for new growth for his business, and have identified six high-potential...