Thou shall not conform

  Differentiate or Die (Jack Trout) A short history of business and a quick reality check. As the late Steve Paul Jobs said “You cannot connect the dots looking forward. It is by looking backward that we make sense of the world in which we live”. The only way we earn the moral right to […]

The future of innovation: Design Thinking

To innovate, you must design. Innovation is hard. We now know, thanks to Rita McGrath (Professor, Columbia Business School and author of the End of Competitive Advantage) that there is no such thing as sustainable competitive advantage. We live in a very unpredictable world where the rate of change is accelerating at geometric proportions. New […]

Putting God First

  Purpose is greater than strategy- Kurt Oellermann   My sincere apologies to the religious types because this piece has got nothing to do with organised religion. It certainly has nothing to do with “tithes” and “offerings” nor any of those sanctimonious talk. My intention here is to establish once and for all why putting God first […]