Published December 23rd, 2011 by

Franklin Delano Roosevelt became America’s 32nd President when the Great Depression was at its worst. There were 13 million unemployed and almost every bank was closed. Under his experimental New…

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Published December 20th, 2011 by

Command-and-control leadership might be passé these days, but for most companies the concept of self-organising teams is one step too far. What – abolish managers? Not necessarily, but in the…

Read More Let’s hear it for the team

Published December 14th, 2011 by

In an age dominated by innovation, too much can stand between a good idea and its execution. There’s our ambivalence about creativity, for one thing. Research supports the view that…

Read More Tame your ‘gator brain’

Published December 13th, 2011 by

Stories have been around for as long as people. Myths and narratives enabled our forebears to make sense of the mundane, the unexpected, dramas and disasters. Stories serve a similar…

Read More Leverage the stories within