Pulling Together to Get to the Gold

Watching the parade of Olympic and Paralympic athletes through central London today, I was reminded, all over again, what a fantastic success the summer’s events had been. For instance, did […]

By |September 10th, 2012|Featured|0 Comments

What if we just said ‘No’?

Was there ever a day when the thought crossed your mind that your company could do without Gartner, IDC, Forrester, Ovum, and all the rest of them?

Was there ever a […]

By |February 7th, 2012|Featured|0 Comments

Hanging on the analyst’s every word

Why does anyone take notice of what analysts say and write?

If you ask the people who buy technology why they value the research reports they see from Gartner, Forrester, IDC, and […]

By |December 9th, 2011|Featured|0 Comments

How level was my playing field?

It’s no surprise. For small and medium-sized firms, going through the complete Magic Quadrant or Forrester Wave assessment cycle is always going to be a tense and nervy experience. But after the preparation, the […]

By |November 21st, 2011|Featured|0 Comments

Are we all insane?

Albert Einstein is famously credited with saying that “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.”  When it comes to training initiatives, are […]

By |January 9th, 2010|Featured|0 Comments

The rule of four

So there you are working on your next great presentation. The story you have has the power to move mountains. But how do you get your audience to appreciate the […]

By |December 4th, 2009|Featured|0 Comments

There is an ROI for training. Really!

A few years ago, when working as a research executive at Gartner, I attended a meeting to discuss initiatives to improve the quality of research written deliverables. As we discussed […]

By |November 18th, 2009|Featured|0 Comments

“Are you being a good parent?”

What is the role for managers in an associate’s development? If the manager sends an associate to a training workshop or identifies an appropriate e-learning program .. is it enough?

In […]

By |November 5th, 2009|Featured|0 Comments