Game of Thrones

Working in a Game of Thrones World

I’ve lost count of the times people mentioned Game of Thrones (GOT) in business related conversations. At first I thought it was odd, then annoying, and finally realised it was pervasive.

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Strategy and Tactics

Strategy and Tactics

It’s only the 4th of January but already I’ve had two conversations about one of my hot buttons.

Today’s went like this.

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Danger lurks

Danger Lurks

In most areas of life, we are faced with this question. What I’ve observed is that most people are happy to choose one of these and move on. Exceptional people always ask the next question.

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Is Xmas a project?

Is Xmas a project?

Is Xmas a project? I know, that’s a strange question. Yet it’s a question I’ve been asked several times this past week.

Surely the answer is obvious. And it is. But not everyone has the same answer.

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Not again

Not Again (sigh)

Uttered by an executive right after being told the program he is championing is ‘under delivering’ and ‘over costing’. By any measure it’s sub-optimal.

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