Tuesday Tip: Ordering your pizza via fax machine

  About 25 years ago a young grad student at Stanford University was hungry. He wanted a pizza as he pulled an all-nighter.  The internet was new and exciting in 1993 and he said: “oh, the web is great and

Two Books Every Leader Should Read

Book One: Uncommon Sense, Common Nonsense By Jules Goddard & Tony Eccles The tag-line subtitle to this book is, ‘Why some organisations consistently outperform others’. – a title that no doubt will spark immediate  interest in the casual passer-by. However

Now is the time to achieving remarkable things, again

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has,” said Margaret Mead a cultural anthropologist. TomorrowToday recently launched the Achieve Remarkable Things  series of presentations and

Value – the FinTech litmus test

When we a transaction is conducted between two parties, the key to a positive response from each is their perception of the value transfer inherent in the transaction. Today that value is reflected by the amount of money that changes

Invitation: Free Webinar on How to be More Innovative, 16 Feb 2017, 9am GMT

“What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you… you have to leaninto that and figure out what to do because complaining isn’t a strategy. ~

Achieving Remarkable Things: The ART of feeding 10 billion people by 2050

PHOTOGRAPH BY GEORGE STEINMETZ This post is part of our Achieving Remarkable Things series profiling inspirational thought-leaders, disruptors, innovators, tinkerers and hackers who are on quests to make the world a better place. Quests begin with a simple question: What

Developing Leaders: A Leadership Pill

I once watched the movie ‘Limitless’ which explored the concept of a pill that leads to acutely enhanced awareness and performance. Obscure facts tucked away in the recesses of one’s subconscious become accessible; patterns hidden by details become clear and
Tuesday Tips

Tuesday Tip: Practical advice on building adaptive intelligence

Following on from Keith’s newsletter article last week that looked at how to develop greater adaptive capacity in your team we thought it would be useful to use today’s Tuesday Tip to provide you with a practical action item to move

Enabling Foresight and Strategy: Spotting the Disruptors Before They Arrive

      Enabling Foresight and Strategy: Spotting the Disruptors Before They Arrive It has always been the task of the leader to think strategically and spend more time than their team looking at the horizon. That is still the
Adaptive Leadership

How to develop greater adaptive capacity in your team

The leadership challenge is how to ensure that your organisation, your team has a deep adaptive capacity. It is ensuring that adaptability is part of your very DNA as you navigate the volatile, uncertain and complex future. In order to

Leaders who hear the music

One of my favourite quotes is that of Friedrich Nietzsche who once wrote, “Those who were seen dancing, were thought to be crazy, by those who could not hear the music.” Hearing the ‘music’ is an important leadership attribute and

Tuesday Tip: Jack Ma’s three 30’s

Jack Ma, the CEO of Alibaba the worlds largest online retailer, spoke of three 30’s at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2017. Focus on the next 30 years of technology integration Pay attention to people who are 30
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