Building blocks in drafting a winning strategy

 I have been moving to a new house and this process has opened up a Pandora’s box of customer experiences with very different kinds of companies. This has come down to choosing electricity providers, trying to get the roof fixed, internet connected, you name it. The beauty of moving houses is that it really provides… Continue reading Building blocks in drafting a winning strategy

3 mistakes most people do in career transitions

Those of you following me in Twitter or LinkedIn already know that only last week I began a new job at my university, transitioning from research role to a role of lecturer in environmental policy where my job will consist of teaching, research and service. Given many people have flagged to me how teaching often takes… Continue reading 3 mistakes most people do in career transitions

Why sound decision-making is ultimately about how you deal with surprises

 We often focus on key decisions and are interested in how top performers, such as CEOs and top athletes, make decisions. Apparently, all we need to do is to model their behaviour, glean into their secrets and then implement these in our lives. Research into decision points in particular (what major decisions people have taken)… Continue reading Why sound decision-making is ultimately about how you deal with surprises

How to create leadership and innovation at work place 

I have just finished reading Richard Feynman’s book “Surely you are joking Mr Feynman!" It’s a unique book in explaining how one of the great minds in physics thought about life, and more importantly how he maintained an innate curiosity and often questioned the very basic assumptions of physics in order to better understand the… Continue reading How to create leadership and innovation at work place 

Is 1.5 degree goal an illusion?

This past week has been quite eventful given that major issues have been either discovered or experienced when it comes to climatic changes. Japan has been experiencing significant floods with never before seen rain events while cities around the word have reported having broken all time heat records. A new study published in Nature used paleoclimatic… Continue reading Is 1.5 degree goal an illusion?