What was so great about the office?

Connecting with real people is one thing we all miss about the office. However let’s not forget some of the things that were not so great about office life. As COVID-19 cases are dropping and vaccines are being rolled out the discussion to return to work will intensify. We should ask ourselves “Was the PreContinue reading “What was so great about the office?”

The myth of the data driven decision maker

A LinkedIn search reveals 2.64 million profiles that refer to themselves as “data driven”. I believe a true data driven decision is about as common as getting struck by lightning. We are human beings. Our decisions are shaped by our beliefs, biases, and emotions. We use data and logic to justify our decisions. Not convinced?Continue reading “The myth of the data driven decision maker”

Getting real about risk. How to use a Pre-Mortem to set your project up for success

Getting your team to have an open and constructive conversation about future risks and challenges is hard, even for the best of teams. Consider the case of Adam (not his real name), a VP for a large global healthcare company. He built a new team with a mission to streamline innovation between multiple R&D groups.Continue reading “Getting real about risk. How to use a Pre-Mortem to set your project up for success”