Some thoughts on starting a blog

Blogging has been, without a doubt, one of the most amazing aspects of my career and creative life. I started a blog way back in about 2007. My first blog was on the Google blogger platform and was all about communication and testing. The site has since been removed – I’d forgotten my password and

Your people need a plan too

“Do you ever get the feeling that there’s something going on that we don’t know about?” Diner, Film. Making epic change within an organisation is hard. In fact, in some organisations making small changes is hard. If you’re struggling with making lasting change, trying to initiate change or thinking of making some changes, then maybe

Improve your work by stapling yourself to it

A powerful way of doing basic process improvement is to map out a process visually and then improve it. In other words, staple yourself (metaphorically, not physically!) to a work item and watch it flow (or not). Improve your work by stapling yourself to it Sounds simple but it can be hard to achieve in practice.

Balance cash with other benefits

When hiring it’s rare to be able to offer so much money that salary is not an issue. Few companies can do this. If you’re not working in one of these companies, then the reality is most of your competition can offer the same money, if not a tempting shade more.