Good Practice IS a Good Traveller, just ask a Cash Machine Bandit.

Before launching into; the ‘Good Practice Is a Bad Traveller Delusion’, one of my favourite topics, how about this…… Cockney Cash Machines (ATMs if you like). This is brilliant, a while back a company that provides cash machines built them with the option of conducting your transaction in your chosen language of; English or Cockney. […]

Groundhog Day and the Tyranny of Best Practice

Today is Groundhog Day. I’m not joking the 2nd February really is Groundhog Day. Groundhog day is a much loved North American tradition, but according to the Oxford Dictionaries, it also stands for something else; “a series of unwelcome or tedious events that keep recurring in exactly the same way”. In other words, a continuous loop of the same old […]

Best Practice Glossary or Buzzword Bingo?

If you are a fan of buzzword bingo you might be in for a treat. I think I’ve stumbled upon a new subset of buzzwords for a bingo card on best practice phrases. In the post ‘Is Best Practice the Enemy of Innovation?’ I suggesting that we (particularly those with significant power or influence) should be […]

Why is good practice such a bad traveller?

A straightforward answer, good practice is a bad traveller, because that’s the way we like it. I’ve sat in a few conferences where there has been quite a lot of ‘hand wringing’ from the stage, about why this is such a difficult pastime. We all know that sharing knowledge and good practice is the right […]