Leadership lessons from bees

Did you know that bee hives think?   A bee hive is a bit like a brain. It is a type of complex adaptive system. Which means a system which can react as a whole to its environment. And bee hives [...]

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It’s not about the content

When you go to a presentation, what are you expecting? Personally, I’m expecting the presenter to do two things. I’m expecting them to… a) tell me something I don’t know that’s b) useful to me. [...]

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Teams and Tribes

We’ve been tracking 4 organisations as they navigate working remotely, surveying their people every 2 weeks. Here’s an insight that might just inspire you to take action. Our tracking [...]

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Why managers need to be wrong more

When I was a teenager, before I could drive, I had an argument with my Mum in the car. She was telling me how she could slow the speed of our (manual) car just by changing down through the gears. [...]

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1,825 days of learning what not to do

Today, Phil is saving me from myself. Phil is my DIY guy. He comes round and fixes up the things that I’ve tried to do myself and f***ed up. I am not talented at DIY, so often a simple task [...]

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