The Fragility Of An Idea

The Fragility Of An Idea This is my beautiful wife Kerry when she was pregnant with our first baby Iona. We’ve recently become pregnant with our second little bubba who’s been wrapped up warm in the womb these last 12 weeks. Sometimes when a new idea first comes to life, it is fragile and needs time to germinate. Like a …

Business Blame Cultures Kill Innovation

  Businesses with a blame culture that blame their staff for mistakes are businesses that can’t take initiative. It’s so easy for a business blame culture to emerge where people are punished, humiliated and made to feel small for the mistakes that they make. In such companies staff end up watching their backs, not innovating and performing. It’s everyone watching …

Friends in Business

  Friends in Business I was recently having a conversation with a friend of mine who met up for dinner with a business friend of theirs. Here’s the story: My friends (let’s call her Jenny) was listening to her business colleague and friend (let’s call her Lisa) about a dream job that Lisa was going to apply for. She wanted …