Weeknote 463 – Twickers

This week I have learned: The haka, whilst standing pitch side at Twickenham That decarbonisation is a systems-thinking challenge That the problems always sit at the boundaries That a constantly crashing PC really buggers up a great interview That I've pretty much given up on both football and politics Next week: a statement of intent … Continue reading Weeknote 463 – Twickers

Weeknote 460 – budgets

This week I have learned: I have basically lost interest in politics. It is possible to fit a remarkable number of words onto a PowerPoint slide if you try really hard. That being given a structure to follow can help crystallize ideas. Getting some roadshows up and running, getting folk out and seeing people as … Continue reading Weeknote 460 – budgets

The wrong problem

My erstwhile WB-40 Podcasting colleague Chris Weston this afternoon flagged a website that is keeping a watching eye over the plethora of tactical voting websites that have sprung up this year to, primarily, help people who want to vote on grounds of Brexit rather than party allegiance. Who would have thought that we could get … Continue reading The wrong problem

Weeknote 459: #cardstock

This week I have learned: Many of the challenges facing social housing as a sector are far broader than bricks and mortar; economic deprivation, substance abuse, mental and physical health. Housing associations can't possibly solve all of that. But we can focus on those things that we can control and influence. Three simple questions: who … Continue reading Weeknote 459: #cardstock