Putting the ‘And’ Back into Resilience

Resilience is often poorly understood. We hear terms like ‘they should be a bit more resilient’ or ‘they’re a very resilient individual’ like it is an identity,  thing that some people inherently just have, and others don’t. However, when we step back and think about it, we gain an identity through meticulous practice and repetition. … Read more

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