A random search for excellence

July 4th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Performance

Some beliefs are hard to shift – like the idea that strategy is hard and has to be done by clever and important people for instance – therefore not something that the workforce as a whole can be involved with. Or proper preparation prevents poor performance. Fail to plan and you plan to fail etc. […]

Resilience and robustness

August 1st, 2011  |  by  |  published in Innovation

Chris Bolton, via  Euan Semple and Peter Fryer, has recently introduced me to the notion of trojan mice – the idea that multiple, small, inconspicuous, safe-to-fail projects are more likely to succeed than the big launch, beer mats and key rings, single idea, easy to spot coming over the horizon, trojan horse. The video below, from Dave Snowden of […]

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