Why we need to be more discerning, especially as leaders. In this age of infobesity guest blogger, Tony Boobier, reflects on the need for more discernment.
Book review of “Digital Minimalism” by Cal Newport. Sharing the useful challenge & suggested practices for leaders to break free of screen addictions.
Why you need Cognitive Diversity in your Data Science team. A book review of “Rebel Ideas” by Matthew Syed.
Books can help you do many things better, including asking a more beautiful question. If that sounds intriguing, so is the benefit that guest blogger William Buist has gained from this book. It’s a pleasure to welcome William back. You may recall that he has blogged for us here before, on topics including GDPR/external change and physical environments.
As you continually improve how your team works, are you protecting time for “Deep Work”? If you haven’t come across that phrase, it was coined by my latest recommended book. In “Deep Work“, author Cal Newport makes a great case for the importance of better concentration. He diagnoses our current malaise. Full of distractions from our phones/tablets/computers/connected devices, we fail to focus.
An article comparing and contrasting executive coaching with mentoring and counselling. Paul Laughlin also warns against the claims of some NLP coaches.
Do you have time to think in your leadership role? I first read this book over a decade ago, but it made such an impact that I have kept coming back to it over the years. It is not specifically about customer insight, although it’s implications for how to create a ‘thinking environment‘ should be of interest to researchers and those designing customer experiences. However, for me the biggest lessons.. Read More