Monthly Archives: February 2012

To innovate we also need to Let Go!

There is some controversy around a school in Sweden, which has made iPads available to students.  The concern is that kids with iPads, won’t bother to learn hand writing.  The  question is:  Is handwriting an old technology that we should … Continue reading

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What do you want to be when you grow up, John Lennon?

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They … Continue reading

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Why the Rich Need the Poor to be Richer

When Rolls Royce (motors) are announcing record profits and Tesco are loosing market share to Lidl, at the same time, you know there is a problem. The problem is this – in this economic crisis the rich have got a … Continue reading

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Cultural Pros and Cons

There are some things that are generically true about culture: 1 – Culture is as individual to an organisation as personality is to a person.  Every one is different. 2 – Every organisation has a culture – even if they … Continue reading

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