This week I have learned: apparently if you are managing a big office block on occasions after it rains it then pours. I am unspeakably chuffed to have had not one but two acknowledgements in Julia Hobsbawm's new book Fully Connected very excited to also have become a mentor for https://talkingcircles.co as part of http://drivewithbelron.com/ the work on Minimum … Continue reading Weeknote 334: Minimum Viable AVH
This week I have learned: a simple email can make such a difference a simple metaphor just as much I'm very excited about speaking at http://siliconbeach.eu/ and this collaboration too. Next week: Dorset.
This week I have learned: - the remarkable temptation to find out the answer - the equal force of wanting to maintain ambiguity - I am not cognitively built to make decisions about home furnishings - you never quite know what dynamic will result from bringing a group of competitors into the same room - … Continue reading Weeknote 332: plate spinning
This week I have learned: the HR industry doesn't know what is about to hit it Adobe. Why? the art of sticking around. that when given a set of IKEA bookshelf instructions, people will build a set of IKEA bookshelves Next week: TechUK
https://vimeo.com/194773566 Back in the Autumn I did a five minute Ignite-style presentation at the wonderful Katrina Collier's DisruptHR London event. In just 20 slides it outlines the core idea that's underpinning the work on The Book.
This week I have learned: - there's no business like show business - sometimes things happen over a very long time, all of a sudden. Next week: Lego with lawyers, yachts and Silicon Beached.
When I started a job as a consultant for a management training company back in 2005, I vividly remember a conversation over dinner with my school friend Cath. “I don't know how you could do that. Whenever I go on training courses I spend the whole time petrified that the trainer is going to point at … Continue reading “And you return the favour”
This week I have learned: how to make gin that games without rules tend to pan out in ways you don't quite expect those fondest of military metaphors are possibly most likely to get cross when it's suggested to try something else ExCeL London is rather long dumb asides in front of a journalist can cost … Continue reading Weeknote 329: juniper
This week I have learned: - the fascinating idea of linking VR to physical spaces - I'm a liberal. I'm not ashamed of that. I live in the metropolis. Ditto. - it's still so much more than just the systems Next week: playing with Lego in a gin distillery. True story.
This week I have learned: that I have apparently become a product owner (interim) that the key to improvisation is listening (thanks to Neil Mullarky) that Customer Experience should maybe become an optional extra that I bloody love radio Next week: trying to work out what being a product owner (interim) actually means, and a … Continue reading Weeknote 327: playing around