The future of Careers: From Serpents & Ladders to Pac-Man
I must confess since I was a little girl, I’ve been in love with board games. I have such wonderful memories of my family and I sitting together around the dinner table laughing and playing games. But while board games can be fun and entertaining, what I like most is their ability to bring people […]
Eleph-opards: The Organisational Model of the 21st Century
The business world, like the jungle, is filled with volatility, competition, and uncertainty. It is a place of abundant possibilities, but also of danger, where the weak are devoured. Within the jungle, there is a multitude of animals. Some large, some small – some strong, some weak. The traditional business model can perhaps best be […]
Can we learn to “Last Dance”? Agile High-Performance Teams
Michael Jordan’s Netflix series “The last dance” had 6.1 million viewers during the COVID-19 lockdown. At first glance, you might think this docuseries is simply an account of Michael Jordan’s career and the Chicago Bulls’ extraordinary 1998 season, but it is much more than that. The way the story is portrayed through multiple perspectives. We […]
Dynamic Prioritisation in Times of Crisis
“People don’t want to hear about the climate change crisis (now). I completely understand that, but we must make sure that it’s not forgotten. We need to treat both crises at the same time because the climate crisis will not go away” stated Greta Thunberg a few days ago. What to prioritise when lately everything […]
From Surviving to Thriving: People, Digital & Agile
These last weeks have shown us that the world is hurtling forward, with many contextual challenges and uncertainties that each new day seems to bring. But it has also revealed a startling number of businesses which are simply not prepared for the world we live in and for the future ahead. Despite the commonality of […]
Earth-shaking change: Transformation, Evolution or Re-configuration?
“It means Earth-shaking change,” he said, nodding sagely inside a dimly lit pyramid in Mexico. My eyes moved closer to the image of the Aztec Ollin symbol. A simple, yet complicated design centered around the third eye. Nearly ten years on and those three words keep coming back to me. We are living in a […]
Agility: How to Prepare for the Unknown and Seize Opportunity?
How do you prepare for the unknown? Neither the savviest executives nor the masters of technological wizardry can predict the future. How can CEO’s prepare the business for an industry that may be unrecognizable in five or ten years? In our last blog, we discussed the concepts of evolution, re-configuration and transformation, and how when […]