Organisational Cauliflowers

It’s a universal and little-known rule that how people participate in meetings is an example of your organisational culture. I call it the ‘Hampton Cauliflower rule’. Cauliflower’s look like complex structures until you realise that they are just many mini-cauliflowers growing off a central stem, organising and replicating themselves to make a vegetable protected in … Read more

Gardening your Organisation

Leading, culture, Organisational development, growth

When you acquire a garden, you acquire the conditions that come with it. The plants (or lack of them), trees, the soil type and it’s aspect; north, south, east, or west. The amount of sun and rain makes a huge difference, like having a buoyant or difficult market. It strikes me that there is a … Read more