Tag Archives: Culture

Rolling Culture…

I was asked a very good question last week on culture. I didn’t give a good answer. In fact I didn’t answer at all. I was on a panel. Someone else answered. Very well. I didn’t. I could have said … Continue reading

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Ethos Establishment…

For many years, I always thought Ethos sounded like one of the four musketeers. Which of course turns out to be true! Athos was indeed one of that famous fictional foursome – he was the oldest, noblest, secretive and most … Continue reading

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Mind Asking…

I am inquisitive by nature. I like to understand things. I ask questions to understand – to understand thinking, detail, ideas, rationale. I ask questions on topics I think I understand (to increase my understanding) as much as I do … Continue reading

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Forgiving Permission…

It is one of the perennial questions of leadership – debated by leaders and asked by team members. Permission or forgiveness? Do we seek permission (for an action or decision) or do we ask for forgiveness after said action or … Continue reading

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Timing Vision…

After a few days in the UK last week, I travelled to meet with one of our larger clients, for an annual review of our progress together over the past year and our opportunities for next year. There are many … Continue reading

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Cultural Breakfast…

It’s the best culture vs. strategy story I have ever forgotten. But it’s based in a hotel…which was why I remembered it last week. I was in the US for our annual Sales Conference and I arrived very late on … Continue reading

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Two Stories…

There is a famous optical illusion where you are shown a black and white picture and asked what you see. There are two answers – a not very attractive man or more sophisticated lady – neither is right or wrong. … Continue reading

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