To weather a crisis, build a network of teams

McKinsey has been putting out a lot of helpful articles to help navigate the COVID-19 crisis, and this one spoke to me because I see this happening all around me; with my clients and across all facets of our governments. It is a change for everyone obviously but for...
For a New Beginning by John O’Donohue

For a New Beginning by John O’Donohue

In out-of-the-way places of the heart, Where your thoughts never think to wander, This beginning has been quietly forming, Waiting until you were ready to emerge. For a long time it has watched your desire, Feeling the emptiness growing inside you, Noticing how you...
Decision Rights

Decision Rights

The Conscious Leadership Group is fantastic, and constantly produce really helpful tools and ways of looking at typical organizational situations that help to minimize drama and boost the conditions for optimal interaction, growth, enjoyment, and results....

Polarity Management

We are all familiar with polarities, or chronic tensions, wicked problems, or paradoxes typically inside our organizations. You might experience it via the classic centralized versus decentralized polarity / tension, or a detailed versus ad hoc approach to planning,...

Hypergrowth and The Law of Startup Physics

First Round Capital recently published this blog post about hyper growth in start-ups and the techniques founders can use to effectively set expectations and manage the team through the various phases of growth. In short, for the vast majority of people hyper growth...