A common proverb, maybe, but ultimately the environment dictates how much we need to change in order to survive and thrive. We all know that many businesses are failing in our changeable environment, but has the meaning of 'change' in business changed also?
RBS boss Stephen Hester has spoken today about his decision to decline his £1.4m bonus after outcries by the public and the press about banker’s bonuses and bail-outs. How can banks reward the people they need to change their fortunes?
I loved using Ishikawa or "Fishbone" diagrams (named after Kaoru Ishikawa who became one of the guru's of modern management in the 1960s after he pioneered the use of them in quality management processes in the Kawasaki shipyards). It was like peeling an onion, carefully taking each layer of a problem.
After a month looking for a new house to rent, I am completely frustrated at what some landlords think is a reasonable standard for hard earned money
The one question that I kept coming back as we were being showed round by confident estate agents in sharp suits is, ‘Well, would you live here?’Read More
Sometimes when you think about what you want to achieve the task seems so great it puts you off doing anything at all, the book It breaks it down into bite size chunks with the focus on celebrating success along the way and making it manageable, tangible and achievable