Critical thinking skills are vital in any leadership role, but when you’re leading the technology arm of a business it takes on even greater importance – both for the key decisions you need to make and for the technical people you need to lead. A CTO needs to be able to reason, understand and solve ... Read more
1. Define your vision for your future by setting goals When it comes to setting goals, many people fall victim to the “goal-setting paradox.” This is when a person sets unrealistic or uninspiring goals and then does not follow through with them. It’s important to be careful with what you set your goal as. It ... Read more
We live in a dynamic era one in which a new trend today can become a way of life tomorrow.Those who don’t adapt to these changes are at risk of falling significantly behind.It can be worse for organisations because those who don't adapt are at risk of perishing.
One of my favourite business and engineering books is probably one you’ve never heard of – The Unwritten Laws of Engineering by W.J. King. Originally published in 1944 as three articles in Mechanical Engineering Magazine, the flagship publication of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). There is likely to be little in this book ... Read more
So here is the scenario … I’m running as fast as I can alongside my 5 year old son’s bike, initially holding onto his seat to make sure he does not fall. I’ve made sure we are on a quiet road and there are no cars or obstacles for him to seriously hurt himself. Now ... Read more