About Brennan Jacoby
Dr. Brennan Jacoby is a philosopher and the founder of Philosophy at Work, an organisation helping businesses think their best. He delivers learning and development training sessions that teach sharp thinking skills, facilitates team sessions and delivers talks that spark curiosity. Originally from Detroit Michigan, Brennan studied in Australia and is now based in Oxfordshire and London.
What is the best piece of tech your people are using right now? How about the worst? Most likely, as you scroll through your mental files of recent team successes and pain-points, the tools that stand out are not those with flashy functionality but the ones enabling people to shine.
Article by 16 July 2020
Abigail Hunt, Associate Director, Mindset, Deloitte Ventures, Tax & Legal interviews Brennan and asks what role does pausing play in your ... View Article
Article by 11 June 2020
One thing is clear, we are working at a time when the world needs ‘ethical working’ and ‘corporate responsibility’ to ... View Article
Article by 19 May 2020
It is said that we are living in a “VUCA” [BJ1] world – one characterised by volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. This somewhat unpleasant sounding acronym originated at the U.S. Army War College. Originally used to articulate life after the Cold War, VUCA hits the nail on the head for many, if not all, sectors, industries, companies and colleagues today. Perhaps, though, it’s nothing new: uncertainty and complexity have always featured in the human condition. We are simply not omniscient nor omnipotent – a reality that persists despite the advent of the fourth industrial revolution[BJ2] with the access to the powerful Big Data it affords.
Article by 23 July 2019