Business Model Transformation

We’re Crowdsourcing Our New Office

After a glorious 10 years we’re calling time on Soho. We’re moving. Where? Not sure? We were sure. Actually, we were getting ready to move in December. We’d found a majestic two floored warehouse space just north of Old Street. We’d appointed the designers to carry out a refit. We were just about to sign […]

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How A Blindfolded Kung Fu Master Can Open Your Eyes

Illustration of a Blind Kung Fu master for forbes

The Kung Fu master gathered us into a circle and frowned. “The secret to blindfold Kung Fu is to start slowly.” He took a stance opposite his pupil. They bowed, straightened and blindfolded themselves. The two adepts faced each other and slowed their breathing. We became conscious of the tiniest sounds; cars winding through the […]

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5 Ways Big Companies Can Pivot Like Lean Startups

By lowering the barriers to breakthrough ideas and matching them to underserved needs, large companies can reclaim their reputation for innovation.  Innovation. You’ve either got it or you haven’t. Right now, Procter and Gamble hasn’t. Its recent mediocre results have been blamed on a drought of new blockbusters. It’s not alone. Microsoft has been panned for bringing so little to market, […]

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