Lean Enterprise at Spark The Change
I had the pleasure of attending one of the most interesting, diverse and engaging conferences in recent memory last week in London. Spark The Change was designed to bring together leaders from across the business to explore how they can work together to create lasting and total change.
I was honoured to be invited to speak about Lean Enterprise.
Our world and future business opportunities are continuously emerging through advances in design, technology, and wider social and economic change. Organizations must continually revisit the question, “What business are we in, and how can we organize to maximise our performance”.
The session discussed how to embrace a culture of continuous experimentation and learning, to transform our business to an adaptable, resilient Lean Enterprise.
Why do some leaders and teams achieve great success in complex, uncertain, and fast-changing environments, while others who are equally capable struggle? For example, earlier this year, I found myself in a room with the heads of various competing departments of a large, bureaucratic organization. They had been tasked with the development of a new […]
I’ve been watching the outstanding HBO series Chernobyl which details the worst nuclear reactor meltdown in human history—an event that was approximately 400 times more potent than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. What occurred to me, and what I discovered over the course of the TV series, this was a cataphoric failure destined to […]
Nikolay Storonsky, CEO of the UK’s hottest fintech startup Revolut, has been extremely vocal about his company’s values. “Ninety-five per cent of founders, they will bullshit you,” he told the Financial Times. “I’m not going to do it.” Storonsky says, “I can’t see how work-life balance will help you to build a startup. You are […]
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