100 Year Planning…

I’m a strategic facilitator.  That means I help organisations to think about their futures and create action plans.  Usually I’m designing and delivering strategy events that enable boards and their senior management teams do this future planning. Over the past few months I’ve been juggling this day job and also […]

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How can we plan when the future is so uncertain?

Any plans we make now will be obsolete in a few months time as things change so much. I’ve noticed this type of comment reflected back to me more and more over the recent years. It seems an impossible task to plan in an inherently uncertain world, but it can […]

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How to know what you don’t know – infographic

Foresight A thorny problem for those looking into the future is the issue Unknown Unknowns.  The abbreviation – ‘unk-unks’ – has even entered the Oxford English Dictionary. We would all like to know what lies ahead of us, but the fact is that most predictions are rather inaccurate. I’ll be […]

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Flying Culture

Dyce Airport Aberdeen

Stepping off the plane on to the tarmac it feels like I’m stepping into a film set.  A bright red Bond helicopter flies low overhead, several others taxi into position nearby. This place is full of purposeful activity.  Yet that is not unusual for this commute to work. The reason […]

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