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How to apply the 4 phases of Design Thinking to unleash your creativity

January 12, 2017 |

A powerful approach for innovation

David Norbury and I sat down to create a summary of Design Thinking. This approach has transformed how I approach complex problems and never fails to unleash creativity for the teams that I coach.

We break down … Read More

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2 days to become a Lean Change Agent | London 19/20 January 2017

December 17, 2016 |

When: Thursday – Friday 19/20 January | Central London

You will experience 2-days of powerful material and interactive exercises to transform your approach to change. You will learn the techniques laid out in the seminal book Lean Change Management. You will learn … Read More

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What has Sienna Miller got to do with Agile?

October 6, 2016 |

“Share now”, “buy now”, “swipe right for luv tonight”. We live in a world of the instant fix. This expectation of tech-enabled rapid gratification pervades our lives: in social discourse, in how we consume, in the bedroom. However, there are … Read More

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Moving Motivators to discover what makes us tick

September 14, 2016 |

“Money makes the world go around,” so sang Liza Minnelli in Cabaret.

Or does it?

A plethora of research has now confirmed that for complex tasks, humans are simply not motivated by money. Or at least, if you do … Read More

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Belief as medicine

August 22, 2016 |

I’ve written before about the extent to which we’re driven by our beliefs and biases. Have recently read Athur Janov’s “Beyond Belief”, I’ve been looking again at why we believe. It seems such an intrinsic part of our behaviour, that it’s strange to be … Read More

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How to Set OKRs: A Live, Step-by-Step Example

April 26, 2016 |

A guest post from Nick Yushkov from Atiim software.

If you’re familiar with OKRs (Objectives and Key Results), you already know that they’re a powerful goal-setting tool that allows busy organizations to align priorities and achieve optimal results. (And … Read More

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Agile | Notes from the Field

April 15, 2016 |

Be the change you want to see in the world – Mahatma Ghandi

How to ‘be the change’ and talk about becoming agile in an agile way? Try an Unconference.  

I recently worked with Cognizant to host an open-space … Read More

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Success with Objectives and Key Results

April 15, 2016 |

I’m a recent convert to Objectives and Key Results (OKRs).

“The OKR approach to setting goals has been used at Google, Linkedin, Zynga, General Assembly and beyond and is spreading like wildfire across successful Silicon Valley companies,” explains … Read More

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You are your past

March 29, 2016 |

“Hysterical is historical”

We’ve all been there. We say something that feels innocuous and a colleague erupts before us.

“WTF did I say?” we ask ourselves.

It’s down to resonance. Pioneering therapist Arthur Janov introduced me to the concept of resonance … Read More

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5 lessons from Tech to Change Your Culture

November 16, 2015 |

A version of this article first appeared in Business Review Europe…

As someone running a successful business you may not think there is much a software engineer could teach you about management. But one of management’s hardest tasks, cultural … Read More

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