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I’ve just finished reading Tim Ferriss’ new book, ‘Tools of Titans’ and the one overarching takeaway was that consistency is king, queen and everything in between. Tim, himself, says, “It’s not what you know, it’s what you do consistently”.

(In)consistency in organisations

You only have to look at the works of luminaries such as Tom Peters, Jim Collins and Linda Holbeche to see that the one common ingredient for a great organisation is consistency.

Yet how many organisations become obsessed with diversification and going in to areas they know pretty much nothing about?

This is particularly true in parts of the UK public sector.

The pressure to continue to deliver the level of services the public want, combined with crippling financial cuts means some public sector organisations have gone down the path of diversification in order to make money. This sees teams spread to thin, service delivery worsen…

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