Can You Diagnose the Problem?

Can You Diagnose the Problem?

Can You Diagnose the Problem? It can be hard to know where to begin. You know that issues with accountability are limiting progress and enabling underperformance. You see that it’s making the team fragile as you navigate the uncertainty and disruption of a...
Can Accountability Culture Work From Home?

Can Accountability Culture Work From Home?

Can Accountability Culture Work From Home? The kitchen bench is my ‘new desk’, workout gear my ‘new work wardrobe’ and helping my daughter with her Grade 8 maths my ‘new brain break’. Welcome to the ‘new normal’ of working from home. The challenge with this – no, one...
Please team, can I have some more?

Please team, can I have some more?

Please team, can I have some more? As the Decade of Disruption continues to live up to its name, successful leaders, teams and organizations are asking what’s making and keeping them fragile so they can meet the challenges and maximise the opportunities in front of...
Can you Architect Accountability?

Can you Architect Accountability?

Can you Architect Accountability? I was working with the Executive team of a large insurance firm recently on resetting accountability. The CEO has recognised that the legal requirement for accountability that has swept the financial services industry is barrelling...
Breaking the Tyranny of Micromanaging

Breaking the Tyranny of Micromanaging

Breaking the Tyranny of Micromanaging What does it feel like to be micromanaged? This was a question I asked a group of senior leaders from a Saudi-based energy company in our masterclass last week. ‘Demotivating’ ‘Undermines your confidence’ ‘Frustrating’ ‘Shows a...
The Accountability Reset

The Accountability Reset

The Accountability Reset I wrote about accountability in a blog last year and have done a deep dive into it over the summer break. Why am I interested? Because it’s often what makes us fragile that blocks our progress to becoming AntiFragile. And often what makes us...
Are You Ready To Play a Bigger Game?

Are You Ready To Play a Bigger Game?

Are You Ready To Play a Bigger Game? Have you noticed what’s it’s like to work with people you like? Communication is clearer and smoother; the work seems to take less effort and gets done more quickly and when things don’t go to plan – which will inevitably happen at...