All tagged Leadership

Badger Life leadership Cain Ullah

Red Badger - eight years and maturing nicely

It is crazy that three years have already passed since I was writing a similar blog post to this, celebrating Red Badger turning 5. In that previous post I started by mentioning how time goes so quickly and that still rings true. I cannot believe…

leadership UX & Design Andreas Conradi

Consultant skill 2: A more intentional inquiry

When a problem is initially stated, everyone assumes they understand it in the same way. That might be false because we tend to unconsciously fill the gaps with our own projections, and colour in the words with our own point of view. 

leadership Opinion Cain Ullah

Alignment. The secret sauce to Scaling Excellence.

Scaling a company can be a bumpy ride but there are some key things you must do to ensure you can scale without reducing the quality or value provided to your clients or customers. Alignment is a critical part of your transformation as you scale.

leadership Cain Ullah

Taking Lean Startup Into the Enterprise

In today's world where technology progresses at an incredible rate, established firms must innovate to remain competitive

Lean startup, developed by Eric Ries, is a method for developing businesses and products. Lean Startup is about delivering fast…

leadership Cain Ullah

Incentivising Your Staff beyond Carrot and Stick

A common misconception is that financial rewards, such as performance-based bonuses, always help improve employee motivation. In fact, the opposite is often true. So what are the best techniques for increasing employee motivation and productivity?

leadership Cain Ullah

New Ways of Thinking...New Ways of Working

Why is there such little engagement from the procurement department during the process? The traditional set-up is run almost as if it is an external event; the outcome of which has no impact on the purchaser at all.

leadership Cain Ullah

Founders Week: The Importance of Taking Time Out

As I mentioned briefly in my blog post discussing the launch of the Badger Academy, I went to a retreat back in January to take some thinking time away from work. I was cut off from the outside world. There was no internet. Mobile phones were not…