The Magic of Systems Thinking

In his era Leonard da Vinci, traversed the world of arts and sciences to manifest his genius in extraordinary ways. Although da Vinci was an adviser to governments on scientific matters he had simply no interest in social sciences and politics. As an inventor his thinking was mainly reductionist. Science can be mapped into two … Continue reading The Magic of Systems Thinking

Ten Lifelong Learnings from Covid-19

While COVID-19 has been an unprecedented calamity on a global scale, could there be a silver lining to it? What can we learn from this pandemic that we may otherwise not have been receptive to?

On Taking a Digital Sabbath

“The addictive pathways in neuroscience whilst using your cell phone are the same as those pressed in action while consuming opioids”, said Dr. Monica Sharma, an epidemiologist and former Director for Leadership development at the United Nations whilst commencing a workshop on transformational leadership. She invoked each of the participants to switch off their mobile … Continue reading On Taking a Digital Sabbath

Give me Your Watch and I’ll tell You the Time

Consultants are often the butt of jokes and although the consulting profession has rapidly evolved over time, myths on consultants and the consulting industry prevail. Consultants can add value in ways others would find difficult to. Check out this piece to find out just how consultants manage to do so.

A Dalmatian Sojourn

This year, the start of the Easter break saw me, my wife and my daughter board EasyJet’s non-stop flight from Geneva to Split, Croatia. When the idea of visiting Croatia was first proposed, I was unsure. After all, as a student, I had travelled to former Yugoslavia and Eastern Europe was not priority. My family, … Continue reading A Dalmatian Sojourn