A clockwork mindset to deal with today’s business complexity

We are very good at planning. We plan our commute to work, our shopping, our holiday or our pension investment but when we make a plan in a complex and uncertain environment, the results are not always what we expect. This is because we are using the wrong tools to manage this complexity. In the[…]

Flaws and biases in developing business ideas

To design a robust business model around your idea is simple but not easy. It is simple because, in the conceptual stage, you don’t need more than your knowledge, experience, and talent to figure out where are the flaws in your business idea. However, it is not easy because we usually aren’t aware of how our mental[…]

How do we create complexity with our decisions?

We live and work in more complex environments than ever before, but much of this complexity is generated by our decisions. The higher our position and responsibility in the organisation, the more complexity we generate.   In my opinion, it is caused because we are ill-equipped to perceive the long-term consequences of our decisions. We[…]

Simplifying complexity in Digital Business

The advertising industry has continuously been innovating to improve its performance and the results of its clients, but the massive penetration of the digital technology has transformed the whole sector. Despite the disruption of modern technology, it is not easy to innovate in this new rich environment because of lack of holistic vision in the[…]

Dynamic limits of growth

One of the common limits of business growth is the lack of strategy design or strategic decision-making. It is usually caused by the leaders´ day-to-day workload, that keeps them focused on “events” instead of the causes of the problems. Being able to make successful business decisions only requires the understanding of why the business behaves[…]