Relevance of purpose

An organisation is born not when we register a company, but when we give it a purpose. At that moment a new entity is created. It possesses intelligence that will increase (process intelligence). It has a dream for its future (vision) and a character (values). The implications of creating such an entity are that the […]

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Inevitabilities

We are all confronted with them in one way or another. There is only one true inevitability that faces us all. It cannot be circumvented or ignored. Death. Still, after all these ages we don’t like to talk about it. There is something about its finality that weighs heavy on us. It stands as an […]

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Progress Reports

We build our businesses around them. Eventually, they become just another tick box exercise that describes what we’ve spent our time on. It creates the impression that we are busy and productive, but it’s not particularly useful. Progress reports are meant to track progress towards achieving the outcomes we committed to. Every activity, meeting, and […]

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Securing Relevance

We are all competing for attention. You want your work, products, business or expertise to be noticed and appreciated. So does everybody else. You could shout louder. This will bring you into the consciousness of more people. Uninvited, and unwelcome. You will spend plenty of money and secure diminishing returns. How many ads do you […]

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