Most problems are actually symptoms

The vast majority of problems are actually symptoms. This is especially true in business, where people feel they need to behave well or risk being seen as “not a team player”. Ironically, this leads to covert behaviours, which in turn lead to a culture where people...

Fascinating analysis of business strategy

In this video, Simon Sinek explains what he calls The Infinite Game. Essentially building a case that most businesses operate in a way that endangers their long term success. It is 55 minutes. But it is also massively insightful. Which makes it a great investment of...

The trick to solving confusion

We talk about confusion all the time. We experience it far more often that we talk about it. Here is a super quick little tool that has the power to overcome confusion in an instant. It is presented by Donald Miller, owner of mystorybrand.com. We are big fans of his...

Deconstructing the true source of stress

Identifying the true source of stress is simple, that is, after you get past all the tricky parts. The true source of stress becomes easy to understand when you break it down.  Put simply, stress is a feeling. A feeling is an emotion. And emotions are our body’s...

Do you want to feel good about public speaking?

Whether it’s a presentation to a small group or a speaking engagement to a large crowd, this article is packed with great advice. It is written by a friend and colleague who I greatly respect and have personally seen manage a room on more than a few occasions....