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Speaking at Volvo Ocean Race, in Hong Kong

  27.01.2018   rob   Uncategorized   No comments

Great privilege to give a talk at the Volvo Ocean Race event in Hong Kong this week for the Swedish and German Chambers of Commerce. Interesting to reflect together on

Keynote for OrthoClinical Diagnostics in Hong Kong

  20.01.2018   rob   Uncategorized   No comments

Thanks so much to Ortho Clinical Diagnostics for inviting me to give closing keynote at their interesting regional event in Hong Kong this week.  Great Q & A at the end, and

Short summary of Peter Thiel’s book “Zero to One”

  16.01.2018   rob   Uncategorized   No comments

My takeaways from Peter Thiel’s provocative book, Zero to One. Thiel founded Paypal and is involved with numerous successful tech companies: – If you want to succeed, don’t just slightly

We are the average of the people we spend time with

  14.01.2018   rob   Uncategorized   No comments

Have you written down the names of 3-5 people you’d like to spend more time with this year? Jim Rohn (the motivational speaker) famously noted that we’re the average of

Does winning this prize entitle me to call myself an “award winning”?

  10.01.2018   rob   Uncategorized   No comments

Does winning this prize entitle me to call myself an “award winning”? Technically, yes. But actually, no. The prize was in a competition for a company that makes beach wheels,

A habit I started last year that I’m very glad about

  5.01.2018   rob   Uncategorized   No comments

One of the new habits that I enjoyed forming last year (and I will keep this year) was to almost entirely give up the news! According to Shawn Achor‘s research,

Is this the best way to teach others? (is it the only way?)

  22.11.2017   rob   Blog   No comments

A year ago, we had our first child – a baby boy!  And then I came across this quote by Albert Schweitzer: “There are only three ways to teach a

Masterclass workshops now available

  19.11.2017   rob   Blog   No comments

Want to try something totally different for your talent development programme? This year I have been really pleased to further develop my Masterclass workshops, which I have successfully run with

Is it worth trying to predict beyond 5 years?

  16.11.2017   rob   Blog   No comments

Had the great privilege this week to give a speech at the Gartner Symposium in India. Gartner is one of the world’s leading IT advisory firms, so I was fascinated

Do you fear being disliked? This could help.

  8.11.2017   rob   Blog   No comments

Recently my wife was chatting with a friend. The friend had a successful career, but felt discouragd. She was not sure why, so she spent some time with a therapist.