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Are you mistake tolerant or mistake intolerant?

Are you mistake tolerant or mistake intolerant? Archie Cochraine was a Scottish doctor who was born in 1909. He is famous for using randomised trials in his work to progress medical practice. He was known as the father of evidence-based medicine. This is a story about one of his trials. Archie was working in a […]

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Leading people into a creative mindset

Leading people into a creative mindset For effective workshops with engaged teams Creative thinking enables your people to offer up fresh concepts, challenge norms, and imagine a better way of doing things for your customers. We know that it can be difficult to get a group of people to think creatively. Whether you’re designing a new […]

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Pea is for productivity: prioritise the vital few tasks

Pea is for productivity Apply the Pareto principle We all have moments where time just disappears. Do you feel like too many tasks are fighting for your attention? Concerned that you don’t seem to be making much progress despite putting in a lot of time & effort? By prioritising a few vital tasks, you can […]

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What does the Pareto principle have to do with peas?

What does the Pareto principle have to do with peas? The story: Pareto picking peas from pods In 1896, Vilfredo Pareto was picking peas in his garden when he noticed that some pea pods had more peas in than others. He counted the peas in each pea pod and noted that 80% of the peas […]

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We’re coming out! Breaking out of lockdown

We’re coming out! Post-its, sharpie pens and brown paper all ready.The UK is gaining momentum and rolling out of lockdown. We’re returning to pubs, cinemas, and of course, many are making their way back to some sort of office environment. Like many of you, we continued to make improvements despite adapting to the challenges created by the […]