We’re Getting Innovation All Wrong


I’ve been speaking to a lot of organisations recently about innovation, and I reckon we’re getting this whole innovation thing wrong. Smart leaders know they need to change and innovate, but their efforts just don’t get traction. Why? We’re not talking about the simple and o...

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Do You Know the Future Climate For Your Business Strategy?


Earlier this week, I attended a conference (actually an “Unconvention”!) about leadership and strategy, with a focus on the role of Boards in working with their senior management teams. I was chatting with one of the organisers, Dr. Nicky Howe, the CEO of Southcare, about how boards and...

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Think Sharper


Why do so many change and innovation programs fail? Even with management buy-in, a willing culture, and good ideas, too many innovation programs just don’t get traction anymore. In this fast-changing world, there’s one element missing from many of these programs, and it can doom them to...

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Why You Shouldn’t be Optimistic – or Pessimistic – About Bitcoin and Blockchain


As a futurist, I see a lot of news about Bitcoin and blockchain (the technology underlying Bitcoin), and many people ask me for my opinion about them. Are they a bubble? Do they have a future? Will blockchain transform the banking / healthcare / baby food industry? Some people are disappointed with...

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