Open minds and natural curiosity help us get to what really matters


Chances are, you’ll outlive your company

By Dawn Smith 10.09.2013
“Most commercial corporations are dramatic failures—or, at best, underachievers. They exist at a primitive stage of evolution;... Read more

Stakeholders United?

By Gary Austin 18.07.2013
British football’s masterclass in stakeholder (mis)alignment Organisations do best when all stakeholders thrive, not just one... Read more

Why it pays to invite people to the innovation party

Think about why you love books. Is it browsing the shelves in the bookshop? The smell of a new edition? The way they age?  The... Read more

Tortoise or hare?

By Dawn Smith 18.07.2013
There’s a book I kept hearing about.  It’s ‘Thinking Fast and Slow’, by Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman.   Given this, I... Read more

What unites baseball, flu and the LA police? Big Data.

By Dawn Smith 18.07.2013
There are three examples I find particularly useful when thinking about Big Data: 1)      Moneyball: The Art of Winning an... Read more