Knowledge doesn’t create power. So what does?

So often I hear repeated, Francis Bacon’s, saying that “Knowledge is power”. Although I know what he meant by this – that knowledge is important and can create power I don’t believe knowledge per se equals power. It’s how we use that knowledge that counts and which differentiates people and their achievements. I think that Confucius was nearer the mark when […]

Goals, Action Plans and Success

We’ve written before about the importance of planning. Preparation and focus is everything. And this is never truer than when managers are framing Action Plans with their team. It’s no accident that the most successful people set goals. They don’t just dream. They write down, commit to and review progress against their goals. Writing down goals, it is said, transforms […]