Its good to have a hobby. Currently mine is #TiL253

I’ve tried all sorts of hobbies over the years. Probably my worst has been building Airfix models. It’s the glue. And the painting. And don’t get me started on those transfer things that are supposed to ‘slide on with ease’ to complete your masterpiece. There are several boxes of ‘bodged’ attempts lurking in our attic. […]

Blowing Up Hospitals Deliberately – Change Doesn’t Get Much Bigger

How about this for an act of ‘transformation’. Publicly blow up (yes, with explosives) one of your cherished Civic Buildings. Not some ugly multi-storey concrete carpark. No, go for a Hospital; a large, relatively new one, in the middle of a City. Now that screams ‘TRANSFORMATION’…….things will never be the same again. I know that […]

Minimum Viable Transformation: Change should be Small and Imperfect

Speeches you never hear at a Corporate Conference: “….. Our Transformation Programme is going to be small and imperfect. We are going to do many small things that probably won’t work straight away.  However, we will learn lessons from these ‘experiments’ and apply the learning to a better next small thing, making sure we progressively move forward, […]

Duck or Rabbit, the Evidence! (based on perception and bias)

Can you see the Rabbit and the Duck? Try turning the screen through 90 degrees – then back again. Right, fun over, back to the serious stuff. Hands up if you hear this phrase, chanted out at just about every meeting you attend nowadays. It’s a new mantra that started creeping into widespread use about […]

Week 1 of #TiL253. What have I learnt so far?

The Experiment So Far.  On January 1st I started a personal experiment to try and record some of the interesting things I bumped into most days. The thinking behind it is explained here: An Experiment for 2016 #TiL253. What I’ve learnt so far: The figures: Between the 1st – 9th January I posted 8 TiL’s […]

An Experiment for 2016 #TiL253

This is an Experiment. I’m having a go at recording some of the interesting things that cross my path. It’s called #TiL253. Today I Learned (TiL), I’ll explain the # and the 253 in a minute. Why Bother? Most days I; read about / get told / overhear / observe / randomly discover interesting things […]