Category: Provocations


The Alice in Wonderland guide to career planning

What can Alice and the Cheshire Cat teach us about career planning? Focus on the journey, not the destination…

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The Way You Make Me Feel

If it’s true that the only thing that matters in life is how you make people feel, then what does this mean for a purposeful career and a customer-led company?


Watching the Pennies

This week I bought an Apple Watch – and in my struggle to find a use for it, I was reminded of our skewed psychology of money…

What Sepp Blatter Can Teach Us About Our In-built Biases

What Sepp Blatter can teach us about availability bias, confirmation bias, and paying too much attention to Gary Lineker.


The Dangers of Voting Without Thinking

Three thoughts on how to make sure you’re really thinking about thinking about voting…


Stop, Look, and Listen

What happens when you take your headphones out and listen to the world around you? If you’re on a Chiltern Railways train, quite a lot, it seems…


It’s Good to Talk

Good decisions come from understanding a range of perspectives – even if that means talking about topics that you’d really rather avoid, with people you’d really rather ignore…