MY PROUD MOMENT OF THE WEEK In a world divided by the zero-sum game mentality of “for me to win, you must lose”, it makes me so proud as a scientist and as a human-being, to see the active collaboration taking place now. Not only within the scientific community around the world, but also in … Continue reading Collaboration to Fight COVID-19 – My Proud Moment
MY INSIGHT OF THE WEEK – Exponential growth When Demand exceeds Supply, the first thing to do normally, is to look for the supply bottleneck. But is that always the case? Firstly, what do I mean by a “bottleneck?” A bottleneck is simply any resource where the demand that the system is placing on that … Continue reading Dealing with an Exponential Bottleneck: COVID-19
On the 12 March, I did a video post about COVID-19 and how easy it is to make mistakes when there is the “lethal” combination of exponential growth and finite resources. This is exactly the situation humanity and especially decision makers are facing today, due to the pandemic that is adding massive negative stress to … Continue reading The Two Main Reasons People Don’t Learn from Failure
It was great to attend The Table Group’s UnConference 2020 event with Founder Patrick Lencioni in early March. Patrick Lencioni, New York Times best-selling author, is on a mission to change the world of work. His focus is on shifting to a place where performance and dignity in organizations is the rule, not the … Continue reading Patrick Lencioni – Unconference 2020
The Coronavirus: The biggest mistake decision-makers can make…and why it’s so easy to make it! As a decision scientist, I am often approached by customers, students and friends, asking for advice, when they are facing a difficult decision. Over the past few weeks, I have had numerous calls and messages asking for advice on what … Continue reading The Coronavirus: The biggest mistake decision makers can make
I recently had the incredible opportunity to meet up again with the Co-Founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak. We had a fascinating discussion about the importance of learning critical-problem solving and decision-making skills, not just for adults, but also for children. Especially for those that are or want to become entrepreneurs or knowledge workers. Backstage, I … Continue reading Interview with Steve Wozniak
How can you make a breakthrough in any field you are passionate about? “If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.” Isaac Newton, 1676 In this post I want to share how the ProConCloud method I developed to help people make better faster decisions was developed over a period … Continue reading The evolution of the ProConCloud
In the second episode of my “IT IS IMPOSSIBLE … UNLESS?” podcast series, I share two common mistakes made, when we want to make significant improvements in our organizations or our life. I call these two mistakes, Under-targeting and Overcommitting. The Mistake of Under-targeting: Leadership teams and entrepreneurs don’t want to waste their limited attention, … Continue reading IMPOSSIBLE to achieve very ambitious targets UNLESS…?