Social Intelligence in a Covid World

It has been about 4 years since I last wrote about the benefits of a minimalist organisation. Back then, I was using the Hampshire-based firm, Cougar Automation, as an exemplar in strengths-based minimalism. They valued congruence within a flat structure that engendered trust. The outcome was that the firm was not only financially successful, but…

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Covid-19 Recovery – A Game of Two Halves

In the last few months, we have been speaking to Chief Executives about their experiences resulting from the Covid outbreak, and a pattern has started to emerge from these conversations. We also, and not surprisingly, have found that this pattern was reflected in other sectors and that there were several key takeaways for executive teams.…

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A comparative study of production efficiency improvements between UKCS O&G and other Global Extractive Industries

Comparing Productivity Improvement initiatives in the UKs Oil Industry and the Global Mining Industry. We’ve heard a lot lately about how the oil and gas sector could learn from other industries. There has also been some positive action and a few from the industry have visited “lean factories” so see how things are done and…

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