The immediacy of technology has led to a distorted sense of urgency for many and has led to a loss of focus, productivity and lack of leadership. To make matters worse management and leadership training, once compulsory, is now a rarity. Talented staff are entering their thirties as highly paid specialists, without exposure to management responsibilities.Continue reading “Leadership in an Era of Distraction”
As I arrived at Holborn Bars to see the building covered in scaffolding and delivery lorries, my mood quickly shifted from excitement to the horror of finding an alternative venue at the last minute.
Our education is critical, not only in terms of CPD, but in terms of educating our teams in the new opportunities for greater productivity, great decision support, great value add… but current education seems to be focused on tools and tech alone.
Maybe this is a symptom of the large marketing budgets at big vendors pushing their latest product. Maybe it is our own “follow the easiest path” approach to learning… “I can just download this free app, search YouTube for some training, and off I go”… but whatever the reason, there is a gap.