The virtues of essentialism in the office: why you should start doing less right now – or how to prioritise your life before your manager does it for you The importance of establishing a social contract with your line manager cannot be underestimated. It is paramount, for both of your Read more…

How to be the most eloquent person in the room? Stop talking. Start listening.  In this excellent HBR piece, Peter Bregman explains why, if you want people to listen, you should stop talking.  The power of active listening The power of active listening is one often overlooked, especially in highly competitive Read more…

Good innovators do not focus on good ideas: they focus on the testable ones In this inspired article, Michael Schrage highlights a crucial aspect of innovation which is often overlooked: the necessity for a practical edge.   WELCOME TO THE INNOVATION CLUB  If you tested as a Learner, Futuristic or Strategic Read more…

The power of pauses, parachutes and poetry in the art of storytelling start with a bang: don’t ramp up – get your audience in the heart of the action directly: parachute them in find your a motto: sparkle your presentation with one strong motto which you want your audience to Read more…

The importance of giving credit: the cornerstone of honest, sharing & elevating teams, via @HarvardBiz In this excellent piece, Sachin H. Jain highlights the importance of giving credit and how it drives 4 essential behaviours within one’s team: it keeps people honest it creates a virtuous cycle of recognition it Read more…