Business Rocks: Learning From Failure

This week’s riff: Earlier this week I had the pleasure of meeting with executives from a fast-growing snacking business. What struck me most from our discussions was the company’s willingness to accept failure as a learning opportunity and its committed to...

Business Rocks – What’s Your Manifesto?

This week’s riff: Parliament reopened this week with the Queen’s Speech, setting out the legislative programme that the new government will pursue over the next two years. The programme was based on the Conservative Party’s election manifesto, widely regarded as one...

Business Rocks: 80-15-5

This week’s riff I was sharing a strategy proposal with a potential new client this week when he asked me how much time the work would demand of him and his top team. I told him that it would need between 3-5 days of dedicated time over 6 weeks to deliver the results...