Category Archives: Sense of purpose

A clear sense of identity and sense of purpose creates a strong current running through the organisation, and drawing everything forward.

Whose agenda is it anyway?

It seems pretty obvious to say that organisations should have a clear agenda – a strong sense of identity and purpose. But how do you decide where you’re trying to go, and who you’re trying to be? Who sets the … Continue reading

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Doing what matters

There are three fundamental rules for making stuff work: Focus Focus Focus In organisations, we are subject to so many influences that it is very easy to become scattered. Business reviews, from formal structured assessments to informal discussions, generate multitudes … Continue reading

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Customers or vegetables?

This is the subject of one of my rants. My theory is that the very word customers acts as a cloak to hide the true meaning and significance of these people form us. It is a collective generalisation. It conveys … Continue reading

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Viral leadership

Bad isn’t the enemy of good. Bland is. Yet it seems as if many businesses actively cultivate mediocrity. They show few signs of, and little ambition for, distinctiveness. The executive team is (or should be) the model for attitudes and … Continue reading

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