Announcing a new Heretics Guide book…




Hi all We are super-thrilled to announce that we have completed a new “Heretics Guide” management book. It is called The Heretics Guide to Management: The Art of Harnessing Ambiguity and will be released on ebook, paper and hardback formats in the next month or so. Many reviewers liked the writing style of our first […]

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The Heretic’s Guide shortlisted for Foreword’s 2013 Book of The Year Awards!




Foreword Reviews recently announced the finalists for their 2013 Book of The Year Awards. We’re absolutely thrilled to note that The Heretic’s Guide has been shortlisted in two categories: Business/Economics and Careers. Check out this review, published late last year, to see what they think of the book. The Foreword Reviews Awards are intended to […]

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Social complexity – a common issue in enterprise IT projects




In a recent interview, Kailash  made the following point about enterprise-scale IT projects: “Large system projects involve many stakeholders and are therefore socially complex. This complexity is reflected in the difficulties that managers encounter when attempting to build a shared understanding of a project between all stakeholders, and, based on that, a shared commitment to a […]

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Clarion Review of The Heretic’s Guide




We are delighted that The Heretic’s Guide to Best Practices has received a five star rating from ForeWord Reviews. Here’s what the reviewer, Barry Silverstein, had to say about the book: Modern business organizations of any appreciable size often wrestle with ways to improve their processes, execute major projects more efficiently, and find solutions to complex problems. […]

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Star edition of Heretics Guide Released




Our publisher, iUniverse, recently awarded the Heretics Guide to Best Practices Star Status. The STAR Program identifies, celebrates and supports authors who have achieved high levels of editorial and bookselling success. One of the benefits of this program is a new edition of the book being published, and among other things, the book is featured […]

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Paul demonstrates Dialogue Mapping at workshopbank.com




Paul was recently interviewed by Nick Martin, the founder of the excellent site workshopbank.com which is a new site dedicated to becoming the premier online resource for change management tools. It was a great honour for Paul to be able to participate and the interview was wide ranging and fun. There are two podcasts, the […]

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Recent Press for Heretics Guide…




Paul and Kailash were both interviewed recently for an article published by Leading Company called The Heretic’s Guide: The problem with best practice. Paul was interviewed by the Central Valley Business Times on the book. This wide-ranging conversation can downloaded in MP3 format from this location.

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Paul and Kailash interviewed on TogiNet Radio




We recently had the opportunity to chat with Steve Jorgensen of TogiNet Radio about some of the themes in “The Heretic’s Guide”. The 15 minute conversation ranged over several topics we cover in the book including command and control management, the origins of the waterfall methodology, rational dialogue, holding environments and the Borg from Star Trek! […]

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