People pick up business books looking for a map. They pay attention in school because they want certainty: the certainty… Read more The Perverse Irony of the Argument
When riding a motorbike with your partner, when you take corners, the rule is simple, you turn when I turn.… Read more You turn when I turn
One of the secrets of successful people is that they surround themselves with great people, but more specifically a great… Read more Do you really think he bounced back on his own?
The first thing you get taught in business school is that the business environment is always changing. The main shock… Read more Standing on shifting sands
“It’ll never last…” “Someone with his background will never make a go of this…” “Are you kidding me?” “Pathetic! Delusional!”… Read more Proving the skeptics wrong
If you tell me about service and quality and customer focus, you haven’t answered the question, because a hundred other… Read more What does your brand really stand for?
Merely giving the people what they want is a shortcut to banality, mediocrity and invisibility. The agency that gives its… Read more You don’t have to pander
1. I do it – don’t try to teach people something you can’t do (don’t transform what you don’t have)… Read more 5 steps to develop people
I have always been fascinated by leaders and how they express themselves. Great leaders are great listeners but they are… Read more Talk slowly but think quickly
More often we talk about passion as very important for entrepreneurs to keep working hard and persistently on their businesses.… Read more Are you truly committed or merely interested?