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April 24th, 2017

Bezo’s Day One is a good place to be. Line stolen (again) with thanks

Jeff Bezos. Amazon’s CEO, has been using the ‘Day One expression since the 1997 letter to shareholders. Now, it is […]

April 22nd, 2017

End of Week Summary: Trust

Happy weekend to all our readers! Here at The Chalfont Project and Daily Thoughts HQ, we have been talking a […]

April 20th, 2017

The enemy is most likely to be within

Looking outside is great. Looking inside is not a good idea. It leads to navel gazing. Nombrilisme in French, more […]

April 19th, 2017

12 Things your organization needs. The world circa 2017

Deal with /learn to navigate in ambiguity and unpredictability. We don’t have good toolkits but any investment in at least […]

April 16th, 2017

End of Week Summary: Storytelling

Happy Easter to all our Daily Thoughts readers! We hope you are having an enjoyable weekend and that the sun […]

April 11th, 2017

Change management theories have only interpreted the organizational world. The point however is to actually change it.

Since we all love conceptual frames, it is not surprising that in the area of ‘change management’ there are a […]

April 10th, 2017

The power of absurdity in fighting absurdity. We should use more of it.

A couple of years ago, a client of mine in mainland continental Europe moved to new, pristine, shinny offices. Suddenly […]

April 9th, 2017

End of Week Summary: Behavioural Change (part 2)

Happy weekend! Welcome to part 2 of our look at behavioural change. For all the most recent posts on this […]

April 7th, 2017

Plateau is the enemy. Hard work the remedy. Out of plateau the priority.

The secret of success revealed: it’s hard work! There you are. Now mix it with healthy ambition. And now make […]

April 6th, 2017

Social Daily Thoughts? Two recent ones to discuss with somebody.

Still in pause mode, here is a reflection from the Daily Thoughts Support team @ The Chalfont Project Two recent […]

April 5th, 2017

Daily Thoughts are in pause mode for a few days. But we are close to the 1000 Daily Thoughts in the library. It’s all yours. 7 ways to use them.

Hi This is the Support Team  @ The Chalfont Project, behind the Daily Thoughts that Dr Leandro Herero writes personally. […]

April 3rd, 2017

Many reorganizations based upon ‘structural problems’ have a name and surname behind

We often hear the need to put some order in Division A, or to restructure X and Y by putting […]

April 2nd, 2017

End of Week Summary: Behavioural Change

Happy weekend to all our Daily Thoughts readers! This week at we have been focusing on Behaviours – after all, […]

March 31st, 2017

The Inevitability Principle is inevitably wrong. Leaders must avoid it.

Years ago,  political scientist Francis Fukuyama wrote about the End of History. We all are converging to ‘the end’: liberal […]

March 30th, 2017

Employee satisfaction/engagement surveys: The Chicken Version. This is what they may look like with their eggs.

Employee satisfaction/engagement surveys are a one way traffic systems. They are about what the company gives you, or does not. […]

March 29th, 2017

Don’t be prescriptive, just tell me what to do

Or the curious phenomenon of not wanting something that you really want. Leadership is full of this stuff. We don’t […]

March 27th, 2017

What I really, really want?

Somebody asked a group of senior IT people about to buy a whole new software infrastructure based on the ‘agile’ […]

March 26th, 2017

End of Week Summary: Performance

Hello Daily Thoughts Readers! We hope you are all having an enjoyable and relaxing weekend. This week we are thinking […]

March 24th, 2017

The Red Traffic Light Logic

I used to have a paranoiac patient who tried to explain to me all the time her very special powers. […]

March 23rd, 2017

Change the world, maybe one world at a time. But with a plan.

My recent Daily Thought (I’m now of an age when I only want to work with people who want to […]