Innovation should be left to Teenagers (and The Lazy)

This is nothing to do with any clever neuroscience about the ‘teenage brain’ and why they are ‘wonderfully creative and innovative young people’, blah, blah, blah…. It’s a rant. A cheesed off, frustrated, parent of teenagers, fed up rant…… This is how it goes: Tuesday night you lovingly prepare food for the teenagers. You then do […]

Malicious Compliance and Lessons from Garden Maintenance with my Kids.

How not to motivate teenagers. Garden maintenance is not my day job; in fact it’s about as far away from ‘desk driving’, as it’s possible to travel. These two areas do however have some interesting crossovers, where it might be possible (in theory) to transfer some learning. Before I say anything it is probably worth mentioning […]