My Latest Ideas and Insights

We Are the Referees of Our Own Game

We Are the Referees of Our Own Game

In our lives and companies, we often play the role of referees. We tell ourselves and our teams that we can’t launch a new product in less than 6 months. We can’t increase profit by 10%, or we can’t just go into a new market until all the factors are in the right place. Learn …

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8 Birthday Insights on Data, Decisions, and Strategy

8 Birthday Insights on Data, Decisions, and Strategy

I love birthdays. I think they offer a fantastic opportunity to reflect, think about the future, and indulge in sweets. My birthday is this week (July 8), and I’m busy reflecting and eating sweets.  As it is tradition on this blog, I would like to share a few lessons from the last year on data, …

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Are You Using Data For Validation or Insights?

Are You Using Data For Validation or Insights?

You can look in your data for insights or validation. Everyone thinks they are doing the former, but that’s not my experience. In this episode, you will learn the difference between these two approaches and choose the right one.

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Yes, Inaction is a Decision (and a Poor One)

Yes, Inaction is a Decision (and a Poor One)

As the world emerges from the pandemic, one thing has become clear. Those companies that moved and pushed themselves during the lockdown are better positioned to take advantage of the increasing consumer demand. Those that stayed still hoping that everything would go away on its own will struggle. Unfortunately, some companies chose inaction, and that …

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Using the AGT Talent Formula to Build Teams

Using the AGT Talent Formula to Build Teams

I love watching clips from America’s Got Talent (AGT), the talent show. If you have never seen the show, it’s your classic audition-elimination competition. Any act can audition, and they all compete for a million dollars and the possibility of launching a career. If you spend any time watching the show, you will start to …

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Are You Repeating the Same Mistakes and Decisions?

Making mistakes is unavoidable but repeating the same mistakes is not. Are you falling into the same mental traps? I’ll give you 3 ideas on how to design better systems and avoid watching re-runs of your decisions.

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