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When should your teams do different work? Follow this research

When

As we focus on developing your teams, I’m delighted to share why you need to focus on when? In his latest book, renowned business writer Daniel Pink, shares his extensive research on timing. In “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing”, he makes a convincing case for us all to focus more on when to do different tasks. Despite being deeply researched, sharing evidence from a wide range of sectors,.. Read More

Recommending podcasts: 4 more for you to keep informed as a leader

Recommending podcasts

It’s been almost a year and a half, since I last dedicated a post to recommending podcasts. I don’t know about you, but with our busy lives & frequent travel, I find podcasts a very useful media for leaders to learn. There are, of course, also plenty of great comedy podcasts. But, in this update on resources to help today’s customer insight leaders, I want to focus on your CPD… Read More

The state of Behavioural Economics in 2017, your handbook

state of behavioural economics

What is the state of Behavioural Economics (BE) in 2017? Is it past the ‘hype cycle‘ and settling into common usage, or gradually being assigned to the dustbin of once popular ideas? Behavioural Economics is one of those topics that regularly comes up in conversations with clients & about this blog. In fact, I’m reminded it’s one of the topics for which readers asked for more coverage in our latest.. Read More

Longer reflections on subjective reality, comics and research

Longer reflections

A number of our previous posts are just short blogs posts, with tips for researchers, this time I’ll share longer reflections. In addition to my own (and guest blogger) opinion pieces, some of our past research-related collection includes: Research innovations, new technology and methods Future proofing research plans for 2017 and beyond Risks of tech-led research Innovation that aids Insight Generation But, as promised, this time I’ll share some longer-form.. Read More

The importance of place, why internal environments matter

In recent years, I’ve spent a lot more of my time speaking at events, or training my clients, so have recognised the crucial role of internal environments. Having the right place for such activity can make a tremendous difference to the¬†effectiveness of any talk, training course or coaching/mentoring session. Working on a couple of events with a friend of mine, William Buist, we got talking about the impact that the.. Read More