There is plenty written about change and perhaps even more about change management. But dealing with change is not just an essential professional capability; it has an impact on our personal lives, our sense of self-worth, and our general mental wellbeing as individuals.Read More
I'm a big believer in performance measures, including profitability. I think those who deny that profit is a motivating factor in their work are shooting themselves in the foot at the onset, and usually the ones who find that particular performance metric evasive.
However, even with a healthy respect for performance metrics and money, the philosophy of a business still comes first, and for 3 reasons in particular.Read More
Especially in the workplace, I became astutely aware of other people who hadn’t quite gotten over this particular teenage insecurity of needing to be the smartest person in the room, and they’d usually not even realise it. They’d usually express this not just by using sophistimacated-sounding words rather than speaking in plain language, but also:
over-planning projects, and
So, what can we do about it?Read More