Resilience; a new team-performance standard

By Aprais Theres’s a lot of speculation around how team behaviour will change as a result of the Coronavirus experience. One thing is clear, the ability for teams to respond to crises has come into sharper focus. Let’s not confuse ‘managing in times of crisis’ with ‘crisis management’. The former

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Three – Is it Your Magic Number?

✅ Paper, Scissors, Rock ✅ Goldilocks & the 3 Bears ✅ Salt, Tequila, Lemon  In the spirit of simplifying things, I’ve been revisiting the principle of The Power of 3, highlighted in Aristotle’s Rhetoric. Our brains have evolved to protect us from harm – Fight, Flight, Freeze: if we don’t

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KISS Goodbye to the Old Ways of Working

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” Confucius Recently, with more time to reflect I’ve realised how relevant this ancient quote still is, particularly in the years leading up to the #covid19 event. Our world has become ever more tech-driven and complex, with a constant focus

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You Survived The Storm So What Now?

Many of us have been flailing around in choppy waters the past 6 weeks, waiting for the sun to break through the clouds and offer us a glimmer of hope.. Although the future landscape is still far from certain I have turned my attention to forward planning as best I

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Are You Being Left Behind?

Innovation ‘The quick or the dead…?’ Are you trying to re-invent the wheel? Is it just about improving it or do you want to get rid of the wheel all together? Innovation…. the word is thrown around quite casually with the assumption that people know what it is or what

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The only way is UP!

Many businesses are in the midst of a dilemma at the moment: Stay put or Scale up? While some are comfortable maintaining the status quo, others are keen to explore new markets and expand their customer base. As Mark Zuckerberg rightly said, ‘In a world that is changing really quickly,

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