The City of the Future

How can we make our cities better places to live, work and play, a little bit easier to navigate and to flourish within? The ideas presented here are intended to help cities to manage the changes that come with life re-imagined.

Leadership

Have we learned anything new about leadership over the past few decades or are we just trotting out the same mantras over and over? Let's find out.

The Change Challenge

Why does change often seem so challenging? Because if if it hasn't been created with the knowledge of those who are expected to implement it, then fear for the worst.

Creativity & Innovation

Tips and advice to help you improve your personal creativity and help organizations do the same.

Training Matters

Training is a profit center, not an expense - which is why companies that invest in effective training are more profitable and productive. But what does 'effective training' look like?

Geopolitics

Whether it's political upheaval, economic uncertainty or the threat of organized crime, any business that operates outside its home turf needs a grasp of geopolitics if it wants to make the right choices and minimize risks.

Engagement & Motivation

Why do so many organizations still seem to ignore the basic truths about how to motivate and inspire their people?

Team Building

If you want to put the "we" into a team, it's worth remembering that team-building is about them, not about you.

The Connected Manager

Tips, technologies and techniques to help you become a more effective manager in today's virtual world.

Workplace Bullying

As Janis Joplin once said, "don't compromise yourself. It's all you've got." But how do you deal with toxic co-workers, a toxic boss or a toxic organization?

Customer Service

Good service starts with good management. So unless organizations treat their staff the way they want their staff to treat their customers, they'll never get good service results.

Women & Work

For all tne talk about gender equality, our models of effective leadership are still based on men and the types of talents that they bring to such positions.

Work-Life Balance

We all need boundaries. We all need time for ourselves. We all need to remember that work is not the be-all and end-all of life. So we all need to learn hopw to say "no".