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  • Can you teach an old brain new tricks?

    From the time we are born, until we are around five years old, our brains grow astonishingly. This growth and ability to learn continues well into our teenage years, even though by the age of five our basic neural network…

  • Doing less and thinking more

    It seems the biggest problem facing businesses today is not doing too little, but doing too much. Joseph Shumpeter looked at this issue in his article ‘In praise of laziness’, which was published in The Economist earlier this year. Reducing…

  • Strategic planning: Art, craft or science?

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    At Nexus, we often hear from organisations that have attempted to create a strategic plan and failed. Not because they don’t have a good understanding of the organisation’s goals and direction, but because of the mindset they use when thinking…

  • Social media: Are you ready for change?

    In the past few years, social media have grown and developed into what is now a global phenomenon and an integral part of our daily lives. The social media have changed the way we interact with customers, clients and citizens—particularly…