24 03, 2016

Humility in Havana

2017-02-13T10:55:51+00:002016/03/24 at 8:59 AM|Tags: , |

In Cuba this week, Barack Obama acknowledged “flaws in the American system” that Raul Castro had pointed out for many years: “economic inequality, the death penalty, racial discrimination, wars abroad.”

“That’s just a sample,” he quipped. “He has a much longer list.”

Despite the wry follow-up, it was a brave move at a moment when Obama […]

1 07, 2015

To lead in complexity, keep it simple

2017-02-13T10:55:55+00:002015/07/01 at 2:41 PM|Tags: , , |

The temptation in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world is to be the same yourself.  Maybe not literally but it is easy to try to keep up and handle the complexity through being faster, more sophisticated and by multi-tasking.

Admit it, you have handled an email in a meeting in the last week, […]