12. Book Reset: The new structure

So having been thinking about this over the past couple of weeks, it's clear that the structure to which I have been working doesn't fit any longer with the thing that I want to write. But the structure that I have is one that has been attracting some interest from publishers. So can I create … Continue reading 12. Book Reset: The new structure

10. Book Reset: the fear

Being judged. That's something that's holding me back in this project. What if I were to do all the work, put my heart and soul into it, get something out there (and something far more fixed and permanent than my usual ephemeral ramblings) and then people didn't like it? Even worse, what if it just … Continue reading 10. Book Reset: the fear

9. Book Reset: What does tinkering look like?

It's all well and good talking about this stuff, exploring what other people are doing, and reporting on it. But how am I actually walking the walk? I'm just at the beginning of a new project looking at how an organisation can rethink the way in which it operates. This is not specifically about technology, … Continue reading 9. Book Reset: What does tinkering look like?

8. Book Reset: the thesis

So how far, exactly, can I stretch an analogy? To date, my work around the book has been inspired by a simple tale that has come about from the observation of my kids playing Lego. Here's original article. It has evolved somewhat over the last 10 months ("free play" has become "tinkering"), and I've spoken to … Continue reading 8. Book Reset: the thesis

6. Book Reset: Finding the motivation

Last week Chris King got in touch to say that, as someone who wasn't really a completer finisher he didn't think he could ever get to write a book. As someone who biases towards starting myself, I know where he comes from. Since starting the book project I have also established a number of new clients, … Continue reading 6. Book Reset: Finding the motivation

5. Book Reset: route to the bookshop

One of the few things I've been clear about throughout this work so far is the desire to be published through a traditional publisher. There are a few reasons for that: the sense of it still being "proper" publishing; the feeling of someone else validating my ideas; that we seem to be in a period … Continue reading 5. Book Reset: route to the bookshop