Sun Tzu wrote The Art of War over 2000 years ago. In recent times his text has been used as guide for developing business strategy. If we accept the premise that business is a form of warfare then what leadership values or qualities make a good General, or leader of people?Continue Reading...Leave a Comment
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself…. and the resulting poor performance and culture it induces.
Globally, the market (yet again) is in a spin….what will 2012 be like? How will the European markets affect our economies and what exactly will happen there….will there be a collapse of the economy? Will someone come to their rescue? Will ‘they’ wisen up and change the way they manage their economy, culture and employment? And it’s not just Europe, what of the USA market? Will it experience another dramatic, yet predicted fall? Whatever the outcome, it will not be solved overnight so the reality is that we need to manage our economy and businesses the best we can and put in place strategies to counteract multiple situations.Continue Reading...Leave a Comment
As a volunteer surf life saver I spend many hours on the beach watching what's going on. Over the years I have observed that those in the surf fall into two broad categories - those who move with the water, and those that are moved by the water. The really interesting difference between these two groups, is not their relative skill levels, but their level of self-awareness and ability to plan ahead.Continue Reading...Leave a Comment