Posts in category: Efficacy

Out of the ordinary – right now

Think of something you do in your business that you have been doing the same way for a while now. Can you do it differently today? How differently dare you do it today?
The Big Moo

The Big Moo

The Big Moo – Stop trying to be perfect and start being remarkable. The group of 33 edited by Seth Godin. ISBN 1-59184-103-8. Loads of thought provokers in bite-sized chunks. My favourite takeaway is: what if my business had to rely on donations (like a radio...

New beginnings

I have recently left a consulting business I co-founded called Vermillion. It has been an interesting, rewarding and challenging three years. Vermillion launched a revolutionary, humanist approach to business practice. In that short time, it made significant...

Working with your “faults”

In a conformist world, we often have our “faults” pointed out to us repeated by the well meaning (or otherwise!). “You are too opinionated.” “You are too accommodating.” The advice is usually something inactionable and frustratingly...

Your beautiful dream

On the chalkboard of a cafe in Perth: “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt 2006 is still young. What is your dream for your business this year?

“The first pancake is always lumpy.”

Isn’t this is just the best quote about embracing mistakes as part of the journey towards success?!! The man who said this is Genia Landa. A big THANK YOU to Glenn Capelli of The True Learning Centre for sharing this. (If you give a damn about learning and...

Three challenges of evaluating technology

1. Cutting through the marketing hype Marketing saturates everything. To arrive at the true practical value of a piece of new technology to the business, we need to filter out the spin from the truth. The approach to purchasing technology and web services still has an...

Optimism – alive and well!

A fine question posed in a FastCompany article by Shoshana Zuboff: “We all want a new business model, one based on trust and relationships. We’re hungry for it. But today’s realities seem intractable. Can things really change?” In my experience...
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