Guts & gigabytes
A recent report commissioned by the big boys at PwC has found that business leaders take major business decisions based less on fact and more on feeling. They believe gut instinct and experience (41%), as well as the experience of others (31%), is of more importance than data-&-analytics (which got the bronze medal with 23%). Intuition involves an emotional, largely unconscious approach to decision making and problem solving. Often seen as a female trait associated with ‘soft power’.
Business & the goddess of love
It seems feminine values are on the ascent and increasingly being seen as the key to a brighter future. The Athena Doctine, a New York Times best seller, shows femininity is the operating system of 21st century prosperity. Author John Gerzema surveyed 64,000 people. Drawing from interviews at innovative organisations, in eighteen nations and at Fortune 500 boardrooms, he revealed these are seen as the main traits of a red-hot future. Vulnerability is now a strength. Collaboration builds power houses. And nurturing creates a success culture.
Looks like the caterpillar is about to turn into a butterfly. One of the most beautiful things Mother Nature has ever created. Multi-faceted & magical, butterflies conjure up images of sunshine and meadows. Summer gardens teaming with life. Flowers that are propellors with wings. Colourful. Elegant-&-varied. All the things a stand-out business should be. Time to break out of the cocoon and shed the wrinkly skin. Goodbye men from Mars. Hello women from Venus.
A little flutter makes a big difference
Did you know tiny actions of a butterfly fluttering its wings can actually tip a balance on planet. The flapping of a butterfly’s wings – creating tiny changes in the atmosphere – can have a mammoth [...]