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Here’s the idea. Don’t try and change the world.Heresy I know, because we live in the age of go big or go home. But I’m more than a bit exhausted by it all. Don’t get me wrong, I‘m not suggesting people give up, just that it might be time to change...

I’m always looking for ways different ways to make it easier for people to think about their promises.Last week listening to a recent Knowledge Project podcast, I stumbled on a conversation between host Shane Parrish and a guy called Jim Dethmer with a lively section on promises, except they don’t...

Take a look around at the broken promises you see. How did it happen? Was it neglect, poor planning, a deliberate act?My research side-project examines what wasn’t considered and leads to the downfall. So along with reading philosophical essays about promising and agreements, I’m an avid student of what’s missing...

In the article titled “Culture Grows the Way You Feed It” I challenged you to look at what’s in your pantry. This week, we’ll go one step further, because not all food is created equal and if you want a different brand result (than you have), a place to start is...

A friend advises a business which keeps getting distracted by new opportunities before the old ones have a chance to take root. He calls it “shiny object syndrome”.And while each business area will have their version of shiny objects, it’s a term I have used to describe the way organisations...