This week I have learned: I forgot to do a weeknote last week. That's the first time that's happened. Terrible behaviour, won't happen again. Being asked to give a talk about a subject is a really great way to really get one's head around that subject. Another week, another Watford head coach. I keep getting … Continue reading Weeknote 337: Ley Hill
This week I have learned: just once in a while a group of near strangers will have a moment of connection if 90% of our reality is actually a chimera, does Virtual Reality need to be so complicated? and why aren't AI's trying to simulate cognitive biases? Bank Holiday's seem to come up all of … Continue reading Weeknote 336: All the way to Wycombe (these days)
This week I have learned: librarian's haven't taken over the world, statisticians have. Whodathunkit? there is a look of glee in the faces of people in serious jobs who are given the chance to play. the force deployed by an organisation to implement governance over spending will be met by and opposite and slightly greater … Continue reading Weeknote 335: surprise exits
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”