Insights 2016

Navigating The Entrepreneurial Mindset

Entrepreneurial contexts are often dynamic, uncertain and stressful. From day to day, even hour to hour, change is frequently the norm. Entrepreneurship is a constant dynamic of exploration and discovery, while also exploiting what is already known. Anyone who founded or worked in a startup will attest to this. In the morning, you are working…

Risk Aversion or Poor Governance?

It’s a common cry that organisations, particularly big ones, don’t innovate because they are risk averse.  A fear of taking on risk, and a fear of being held accountable for those risks, prevents managers from advocating innovations. Many people argue that the way around risk aversion is to create a “safe to fail” environment for…

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