As professionals, our career choices have moved fluidly across the age of the generalist to the specialist. Our role definitions transforming from being broad to descriptive, from strategic to operational. One’s remit getting more focused yet increasingly competitive. We have … Continue reading Transferable skills; the most undervalued form of human capital
Why I am uncomfortable with the concept of ‘stealing with pride’ and every time this phrase is spoken in the boardroom, I cringe. Continue reading Originality vs. Imitation
Only when companies merge brand experience with customer experience, can they be truly customer obsessed. Continue reading Do you speak ‘customer-centricity’ when you actually mean ‘profit-centric’?
An attempt to understand how we can make good decisions using the Naturalistic Decision-Making framework pioneered by Gary Klein: lessons by people who constantly find themselves in high-stakes situations and in complex real-world settings. Continue reading Gaining insights: To see what other’s don’t
What I know now in my thirties which I hadn’t in my twenties: that I am on my own path. Continue reading Ambition: In Review
Lessons to deal with a fusspot who is so detail-orientated that he/she fails to see the big picture. [Disclaimer: Venting included in post] Continue reading How have you not punched ________?
Observations from someone not at the top, but is trying to get there…and why we should always remember our humble beginnings. Continue reading The rise to the top. Congratulations!
Are businesses built on brands or are businesses building brands? We attempt to find out in this post. Continue reading A tough time for Marketing
The next time you are faced with having to make a decision, consider what the greater penalty of wearing a bad result is – what’s the worst that can happen if you say ‘yes’? and if you say ‘no’’?. Continue reading How to Prevent Death by Yes
Did the spirit of Mr Selfridge hold the secret? Learning from Harry Gordon Selfridge, today. Continue reading What Mr Selfridge can teach me about Life and Business