ANTICIPATE THE WORST TO BE THE WORST

ANTICIPATE THE WORST TO BE THE WORST

It’s hard to take time out to be innovative if we’re too busy patching holes. Which leads me to ask you this question. Do you think problem solving should be reactive or proactive? Let’s use the following example of finding water in our boat. If we scoop it out, we...
Why Upskill?

Why Upskill?

With unemployment at historical lows, what should companies do if they can’t find more people? Nearly all my clients have positions open currently, and there are various approaches to hiring. They range from marketing the company as a great place to work, paying more...
Plan Ahead

Plan Ahead

Do you remember reverse parking a car before the invention of the reversing camera and sensors that beep if you get too close to an object? It was not uncommon to see a car driving around with a dent the shape of a bollard! To manage the risk, some people avoided...
Perfect Date

Perfect Date

A professor from Deakin University was speaking recently about the perfect date. She was quoting research which tells us that if a couple work together on a project while dating (think Escape Room, camping, cooking together) this can be a great indicator of long-term...
Leadership in the ISO Standards

Leadership in the ISO Standards

Following on from last week’s article on translation of the ISO management system standards, this week I’m exploring some specific clauses on Context and Leadership. DO IT FOR THE BUSINESS NOT THE AUDITOR! Before I go any further, I should preface this with a warning...