One of my favourite TV programs, when I was young, was Columbo—which followed the sometimes scruffy, seemingly absentminded, always polite, homicide detective, who solved murder cases in Los Angeles. What struck me about Columbo was the stepwise way he made progress towards solving the case. He wasn’t necessarily looking for the big breakthrough, he was…Read More
If we are to do our best work, we must also be intentional about the kind of business and life we want to build. We often default to prioritising our needs while neglecting our wants.Read More
We have the opportunity every day to work by heart or to choose to do it with heart.
The more often we choose the latter the better for all of us.
Often the thing we can’t control distracts us to the point of getting in the way of the things we can affect and change.Read More
The one thing all successful ideas have in common is that they spread. But why?Read More
How we keep score changes the stories we tell, the businesses we build and the societies we shape.Read More
When we own the work we’re proud of it becomes more valuable to the people we serve.
How are you owning the work you’re proud of?
Competing is a zero-sum game.
We succeed when we make peace with the fact that we don’t need to compete when we know who we are.
It turns out that we don’t have to build trust and connection on the fly. We can do it on purpose.Read More
Hard data alone paint a two-dimensional picture of success. There’s nothing to stop us prioritising things we care about that can’t be reliably measured.Read More