Weeknote 417: in pairs

This week I have learned: facilitating in pairs is a joy even more so when you're working with Matt Desmier the political stuff is now invading my dreams I cannot see any paths through the political stuff some of the stuff people in marketing get away with.. The week in photos: Next week: ends, beginnings, … Continue reading Weeknote 417: in pairs

The loneliness of the long-distance free ranger

"Jump and a net will appear" were the words of wisdom that a colleague at Microsoft have me as I took the plunge into working free range done five and a half years ago. The first year felt like free fall. Should I give up, get a "proper job", knuckle down, put up with things? … Continue reading The loneliness of the long-distance free ranger

Weeknote 416: 2019

So, 2019. Let's be having you... This week I have learned: the backlog of work that "might" happen has started to turn into "will" happen. Which is a relief. the Lego Plane Game is fairly adaptable. my ability to "press the wrong button" when trying a new technology to make the podcast better quality is … Continue reading Weeknote 416: 2019

Weeknote 415 – Yearnote 2018

Well, that's been an interesting 12 months. Some reflections on the year in no particular order... Play Back in 2016 I thought I was going to write a book. As it turns out next year I might well appear in two, but it'll be no more than a chapter in either. The book's concept, the … Continue reading Weeknote 415 – Yearnote 2018

The #globalcanteen

A couple of weeks ago I was running an event for the technology leadership team of a pharmaceutical company. The team is geographically dispersed across the planet, and one of the things that become clear from our conversations was that they were missing informal contact and conversation. As is often the way when teams are … Continue reading The #globalcanteen

Weeknote 414: Christmas Drinkies

This week I have learned: how staggeringly unaware of the consequences of Brexit might be amongst people who work for big American corporations in the UK selling services to the rest of Europe and not understanding that that occurs because of our membership of the EU. what a nice thing it is to catch up … Continue reading Weeknote 414: Christmas Drinkies

Weeknote 413: Top Tables

This week I have learned: I'm really quite proud of my facilitation skills. If there's one thing I'll say I'm good at, it's that. Sometimes shifting from Portrait to Landscape opens up a whole new world of possibilities. Meetingless papers is a great concept. As is the idea of taking virtual coffee breaks. OKR Progress: … Continue reading Weeknote 413: Top Tables