Have you ever climbed a mountain, or perhaps just a high hill, hoping to get a great view from the top? There always comes a point, just as it’s raining or misty or getting dark and you’ve struggled for maybe two and a half hours, when you realise that every time you get around an outcrop you still can’t see the summit. That promised spectacular view, that amazing vista, that incredible panorama is still out of sight and you have no real idea how much further you will have to
This is a great Ted Talk by the wonderfully articulate Julia Galef. The 'Scout' mind-set versus the 'Soldier' mind-set teaches us that having a conviction about our beliefs is not always the way to get to the truth.
It’s no surprise that IT Delivery Managers believe their businesses will change more in the next five years than in the past five. It’s also not surprising that in many cases there is a disparity between what ‘the business’ is expecting from digital transformation and what the IT department believes can actually be achieved. Nine out of ten ITDMs surveyed in a recent report* said they were undertaking initiatives that would ‘digitally transform’ their organisations in areas s
It seems to me that the growth in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will drive up the need for coaching. In particular coaching around the soft skills of empathy and caring. As Machine Learning and the growth in big data become ever more applied to the everyday, it's increasingly the case that people can, and do, get lazy about remembering and giving. Every day I get reminded, via Facebook, about a friend's birthday or anniversary. And thanks to Moonpig.com I can e