Author Archives: Ian Cornelius

Falsity is more powerful than confirmation

Being involved in business consultancy and education has a number of interesting by-products. One of them is that I am constantly being asked for my views of the latest strategic analysis tool, financial metric or two-by-two matrix, usually by people … Continue reading

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What you measure is what you get

Be careful what you wish for. Performance management systems tend to deliver exactly what you measure, which may not be what you wanted Continue reading

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We live in exponential times

This morning I watched my three year-old son (and he is only just three) turn on his mother’s ipad, sweep over the slider bar to unlock it, find the you tube app, and start watching his favourite steam train video. … Continue reading

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Notes from a weary business traveller

In your 20′s, business travel is an exotic, exciting luxury. Now that I am in my 40′s, its just a little tiresome. I left the corporate world three years ago for a number of reasons, but partly to avoid all … Continue reading

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