The 4 Types Of Innovation

There was a time, not that long ago, when companies didn’t necessarily have an innovation-related objective on their strategic agenda. Instead, they would, for example, be focused on reducing costs, expanding geographically or creating operational excellence. It...

Business Rocks – Winning In Uncertain Times

This week’s focus: The beauty, joy and frustration of business, as with life, is that the future is unwritten. The pace of change in the world – technological, political and economic – makes business more chaotic, turbulent and unpredictable than ever. In the...

Business Rocks: Super Moon

This week’s focus: Late on Monday evening the clouds above Nottinghamshire finally parted to reveal the ‘super moon’, looking larger and brighter than at any time in the past 50 years or so. To my eye, the moon looked as beautiful as it always does, but, if I’m...

Business Rocks – The Polls Got Trumped

This week’s focus: I don’t know if you’re aware, but there was a presidential election earlier this week in the USA. And, despite the polls suggesting otherwise, Mr. Trump won. As with Brexit and the UK general election in 2015, the polls didn’t predict the...

Delivery Is The Day Job

Over 60% of transformation efforts fail to achieve their goals. This depressing statistic represents a tragic waste of money, but even more importantly, it represents a waste of human time, effort and imagination. A key issue is that corporate transformation efforts...