How to Act Faster in Uncertain Times

How to Act Faster in Uncertain Times

Uncertainty swirling around is not great for getting things done. It creates a sense of ‘hurry up and wait’, which is frustrating for us results-oriented types.There is an upside though. I find that people are more likely to cut to the chase.You start choosing to work...
When Does Being Slow and Unsure Pay Off?

When Does Being Slow and Unsure Pay Off?

Speed is a competitive advantage when you’re learning (or unlearning) and implementing.  Counterintuitively, the reverse applies with strategy. The best strategists are actually slow and unsure. I’m not talking about procrastinating or discounting your intuition....
How to Choose Your Mental Game

How to Choose Your Mental Game

I notice more people talking about problems and what not to do at present. In these times, it’s easy to be sensitive to a loss of control, to ambiguity, and uncertainty. However, obsessing about risks is unhealthy and unhelpful. For leaders, consultants and advisers,...
Paving the Cow Paths

Paving the Cow Paths

We get so invested in old ways, that new technology becomes a means to make the same products, services and processes better, faster and cheaper. It only works up to a point. We can learn a lot from history about how to know when it’s time to start afresh with a new...