A few sentences resonate in my mind, this morning like a soft promising music: “Not knowing what the rules were, I was free to innovate (…). Our long-term patterns of flexible home-working and remote management came about not just from theoretical idealism but also from a practical necessity. They evolved because they were what worked.… Continue reading Get on the RAFTS!
Words build our maps of communication. A well chosen words is like a good compass, it gives direction. It ensures no one gets lost in the mist of communication. A good sentence is like a road to follow, and an overused sentence? I guess a motorway. Unfortunately our brain loves driving on those motorways; they… Continue reading When Marketers play the GPS card
I’ve got great news for you: twenty -OK, let’s be nice: twenty-five- is no longer the end of the world! With our life expectancy increasing every year, I have to say that’s a relief. Imagine… rather than imagine just do the math for a moment: about 95 years life expectancy, of which 25 years of… Continue reading 20, 30, 40? all new beginnings
There is a fashion it seems… rush, create, produce, do, shoot, run, jump, miss a breath, develop, bolt, generate, sprint, race… something like an “RRR” effect. Yes, “RRR” as easy as “Rush, Run, Race.” At times it fully makes sense. At times acceleration is the way to go, spot on and needed, especially when you… Continue reading Take a break and strengthen the expert!
Sometimes ago I came across these two great quotes -one from W. Edwards Deming, an economist from the 20th century: “It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.” and –one from Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher from way back in the history of time, centuries and centuries ago, “Change is the only constant”. It’s a… Continue reading Survival is not Mandatory