Necessity Is The Mother Of Invention

It’s said that ‘necessity is the mother of invention’. And never was the need to be inventive in response to necessity more true than it is now. We’re all doing things differently at an unprecedented pace, like working from home for the first time perhaps. I for one have faith in human kind and genuinely … Read more Necessity Is The Mother Of Invention

Who said, “it’s good to talk”? They might have been on to something…

I’ve worked in organisations big and small in a variety of sectors and on my travels one thing has always struck me – just how little real emphasis gets placed by leaders on great communication when thinking about building an effective, efficient organisation.  I don’t mean formal corporate communication – that gets plenty of attention … Read more Who said, “it’s good to talk”? They might have been on to something…

What exactly do you want to achieve?

I read an article this week extoling the virtues of asking simple questions to achieve clarity.  Couldn’t agree more; simple questions often illicit the most insightful answers.  Reflecting, I was prompted to share one of my favourite questions… “What are you trying to achieve?” Sounds straightforward enough.  But you’d be surprised (well, perhaps not) how … Read more What exactly do you want to achieve?