Business Rocks: The Currency of Strategy

  When I’m working with my clients on strategy projects, the biggest gains we make happens when we take the time to develop different future options. Having a few hours to think and talk exclusively about the future of their business is a release for many...

How League Ladders Can Drive Your Performance

  When I was at junior school, in the 1970s, I was obsessed with football. As part of my obsession, I would analyse the latest league tables every Sunday morning, following Saturday’s fixtures. Even better, I had access to my Shoot league ladders (see photo...

Business Rocks: The Time Expert

  The biggest issue my clients face in innovating and growing more quickly is capacity. They – and their organisations – simply do not have the bandwidth to get all their ideas delivered at the pace and impact that they want. Unfortunately, many still...

Growing Like New York City

  Last week I was lucky enough to be working in New York City. Looking out over the Manhattan skyline, I was amazed by the sheer scale of building work that was going on. New York is in a constant state of regeneration. The developments are almost exclusively...