How to See Your Blind Spots with Marshall Thurber

“What has experience go to do with success?” was almost the first thing Marshall asked me. It was also the first thing the originator of continuous improvement, Edwards W Deming, had asked Marshall, before barking back the answer… “NOTHING!” If experience had anything to do with success, Marshall continued, how […] Read more »

THE 4 STEPS TO BUILD A GREAT BUSINESS FROM STRESS

The way in which leaders create both an environment and desire that lead to sustainable change is the art form of leadership. Like other types of artists, leaders can be quite varied in their approach to these objectives. Some preferring to move swiftly and others favouring a slower approach: testing, […] Read more »

THE 4 STEPS TO STARTING A STRONG BUSINESS

Whichever way you look at it, the central theme in a business start-up is change. Change is also the cornerstone of betterment, progression and growth, but in these ways it is often referred to by its another name: creation. Our challenge as new business (start-up) leaders is both to create […] Read more »

THE 4 STEPS TO ACHIEVING CHANGE THAT STICKS

In business, most of us have been cautioned at some point that, “if you’re not moving forwards you’re actually going backwards.” In essence, this cuts to the core of why change is so essential to positive and healthy business. Change is the process of becoming different. Change is the central […] Read more »

WHAT DOES NATURE TEACH LEADERS ABOUT SUCCESSION?

Jumping away from the business world it is interesting to consider what nature teaches about succession – one of the foundation blocks for all leaders. In Ecological science, succession is a fundamental concept that refers to the* “more or less predictable and orderly changes” that occur to the composition or […] Read more »