There must be a better way than having 200 consultants landing in my company and doing the stuff for me, even if they are the brightest graduates of their class, and have an MBA or two.
There must be a better way of connecting and chatting with people I know, without having to put up with stupid adverts inciting me to buy shoes or talk to singles in my area.
There must be a better way of expressing something successfully, without the straightjacket of 140 characters.
There must be a better way of changing things in my organization without a paralysing, or deploying expensive ‘change management programme’ based upon methodologies that have 75% failure rate.
There must be a better way of conducting meaningful group meetings and establishing high class dialogue, without people around the table looking constantly at their smartphone screens.
There must be a better way of talking about Diversity in the workplace, without focusing only on the number of women on the Board.
There must be a better way of engaging people in our companies, without creating incentives around flexible work and buying a dozen table tennis tables for the corridors.
There must be a better way of creating real innovation without creating an Innovation Committee.
There must be a better way of being on the ball, without having our Outlook calendars full until 2020.
There must be a better way of talking about business, without reverting to the language of wars and killing of the competition, domination of markets, termination of people and military strategies.
There must be a better way of ending your association with people, without escorting them to the front door with their box full of belongings for fear of them running off with a hard disc full of data.
There must be a better way of hiring people, other than doing so uniquely on the basis that a person ‘has done the job before’, so you just implant experience from somewhere else.
I have very good news. Actually, yes, there are much, much better ways. And you and I know them.