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...

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...

Business Rocks: Ground Level Strategy

  High-level strategy is as useful to most workers in an organization as a high-flying airliner is to commuters in a bus queue. The bus passengers may briefly look up and notice the plane and its vapour trail, but, even if it is travelling in the same direction,...

Business Rocks: Words Fail Me

When my youngest son was about five years old, he made up the word “figgert”. To figgert is a verb that means arguing because you’re being so polite and nice. For example, if my wife and I our talking about collecting one of the boys from football,...