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Interview Series

Why should companies choose Gaming to improve their performance?

In our latest video series, Chris Paton talks to Richard Withers, a consultant specialising in Decision Games for the Pharmaceutical Industry. After 11 years of building up his very successful consultancy firm, he sold it and now works as a strategic advisor. Here's...

The Critical Success Factors of Running A Game

In our latest video series, Chris Paton talks to Richard Withers, a consultant specialising in Decision Games for the Pharmaceutical Industry. After 11 years of building up his very successful consultancy firm, he sold it and now works as a strategic advisor. Here's...

Overcoming The Resistance to Decision Making Games

In our latest video series, Chris Paton talks to Richard Withers, a consultant specialising in Decision Games for the Pharmaceutical Industry. After 11 years of building up his very successful consultancy firm, he sold it and now works as a strategic advisor. Here's...

Podcasts

Willful Blindness – Podcast Ep1

Willful blindness is a legal term used in the legal profession and means that you’re holding back some sort of piece of information that you know could render you liable if you were to say it. It’s almost about concealing something. In a business context, willful...

Vulnerability – Podcast Ep3

The importance of vulnerability to business performance should not be underestimated. Vulnerability promotes authenticity and building connections with people. It can enable an organisation. Vulnerability has been described as being the heartbeat…

Empowered Delegation – Podcast Ep 5

In this week’s podcast, we discuss two techniques – empowered delegation & closed-loop communication – that can help our organisations harness the collective innovation and intelligence of the people working within our organisations. We are constantly…

Videos

How to Lead When Others Know More Than You

In this video from the series ‘In Conversation with Chris Paton’ Chris talks with Charlie Wagstaff about his experience of being a leader in The Royal Marines. In an early placement, Chris was leading 27 Marines …

Empowering Your Team Through A Framework

In this video as part of our series ‘In Conversation with Chris Paton’ Chris discusses with Charlie the common misperception that in the military there is a strict top-down control hierarchy but in reality, the involvement of all team members is vital in operations....

Closed Loop Communication

In Conversation with Chris Paton and Charlie Wagstaff. In this video series, Chris discusses with Charlie how he has applied military techniques to the corporate world: Closed Loop Communication. Closed Loop Communication is a technique used by the military that...

Blogs

Checking Your Blindspot

Few organisations have the processes in place to root out the ‘unknown knowns’. Chris Paton extols the virtues of ‘business wargames’ as a means of getting this invisible enemy into your sights This article was written for and published by Continuity the...

Business Wargaming – Making The Difference

Realising and predicting forthcoming event and problems in the running of a business is key to the organisations success. Business wargaming strategists will provide an unprecedented level of security and help with development…

5 common strategy mistakes FD’s are making

Organisations can be so focused on the day-to-day issues, that strategy suffers. Here are the five key things that can trip organisations up. This article was written for and published by Financial Director magazine on 17th October, 2017. Commercial organisations,...

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