Category: Provocations

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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?

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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.

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The Dangers of Voting Without Thinking

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

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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…

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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…