Monthly Archives: January 2012

Stand for something

I had a conversation last week that astonished me.  I had it patiently explained to me that it was better to let kids endure aggressive teachers than to do something about it, because relationships with aggressive people are a fact … Continue reading

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“Culture Eats Strategy For Breakfast”

A senior oil company engineer, responsible for safety said this at a conference I was at last week.  “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”  He went on to explain, you can have the best strategy in the world, but without the … Continue reading

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It’s the culture stupid

There are many factors credited for success or blamed for failure in all types of organisation from tiny businesses to countries.  In the end, it mostly comes down to culture.  If you want to understand why Apple and Google succeed … Continue reading

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Did you choose to live this way?

Who leads your life? I mean who is in the lead in the life that you are living? Is it you? Too many of us get stuck in the rut of other people’s expectations or on the hamster wheel of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Welcome to 2012.  2012 is supposed to be a big year, a year of great change and high drama.  The stage is certainly well set.  We have pushed many of the political, ecological and economic systems, on which we depend, … Continue reading

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