The Future of Housing and Lifestyle will affect us all and is particularly pertinent to me as I'm currently working with a housing association to help them explore future strategies. By today's standards, there are some radical approaches being considered in housing that could overcome the lack of land in urban areas: Super-skyscrapers and earth-scrapers, underwater habitats. Also the…Read more
Podcast: Value through Vulnerability – In conversation with Garry Turner
It was a pleasure to participate in Garry Turner's 'Value Through Vulnerability' podcast recently. Garry is a passionate, purpose-driven human being who seeks to make the workplace more human centred. He lives his values every day and has proven with his current employer that caring about teams yields better financial results. "I loved this chat with…Read more
2025: Holacracy – Rise of Autonomous Teams?
Traditional hierarchical structures lack the responsiveness required in an era of accelerated technological and social change. Lessons from history demonstrate how firms such as Philips Consumer Electronics were killed off by Samsung because of a laid-back investment approach and slow decision making. Another example being Kodak who filed for bankruptcy due to a lack of innovation…Read more
2025: Ethical Business as the New Normal!
As part of organising my thinking around new ideas, I'll be producing a suite of 30-second videos exploring trends that will be central to how business and society will organise itself by 2025. Here's the first, exploring 'Ethical Business as the New Normal'. I hope you enjoy it.Read more