The myth and reality of “a picture is worth a thousand words?”

The myth and reality of “a picture is worth a thousand words?”

When looking at some of the output from our first London conference, theEnterprise 2.0 Summit London, the story behind this well known phrase came to mind: “A picture is worth a thousand words” Most people usually think this was a Chinese proverb, some might specifically say from Confuscious. At this point avid QI watchers might […]

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step (so get off your…)

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step (so get off your…)

I’m in awe of some of my friends who have published one or more books — I regret not following through and doing it myself, so maybe I should be listening to Lao Tzu?

Vlatka Hlupic adds to the discussion on Emergent Leadership and the “Shift”

Vlatka Hlupic adds to the discussion on Emergent Leadership and the “Shift”

Professor Vlatka Hlupic launched her book The Management Shift at the Houses of Parliament last night. It’s about emergent management, shifting from hierarchical command and control to an open collaborative culture. It’s valid, backed by cogent research, but it’s stuff we know and have been talking about for a while.

I disagree with Seth Godin

I disagree with Seth Godin

It doesn’t happen often, but his piece on “Decoding Apple as a luxury tools company” has got it wrong.