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Q&A: The Science of Behaviour Change – Royal Institution 2019

Blackett Lecture 2019: lessons from winning Olympic gold for building a better world

On Wednesday night I attended the OR Society’s annual Blackett Lecture which was given by Professor Philip Bond (Professor of Creativity and Innovation at the University of Manchester, a Fellow at Oxford and Visiting Professor at Bristol University). His topic was “From high-performance teams to a high-performance economy; lessons from winning Olympic gold for building … Continue reading

Performance vs. Trust – Simon Sinek’s view on who to recruit

Simon Sinek shares a really simple model that explains why it’s not always best to recruit, promote or reward high performers. He says that high performers that you can’t trust create a toxic atmosphere at work. It reminded me of a couple of blog posts I wrote in 2017: Stupid Leadership Fake Leadership . . . … Continue reading

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