My Kafka T-Shirt – worn to important meetings (under a shirt – obviously!) “Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy”. There is a point to the Franz Kafka quote, which will be explained later. In the meanwhile I’ll stop being pseudo intellectual and resume normal service…. Last week I was […]
The Listening Service. Busting Jargon, Including People and Improving the Tweets
The Party Blower An effective Jargon Buster As used by Barod CIC I go to lots of conferences and seminars. The result of this, (apart from the addiction to buffet food) is that I now speak a different language – ‘Jargy Jargy’ or Jargon, “the specialist language for a specific activity or group of people” (I’ve […]
Whats the difference between Co-production and the 6 Nations Rugby Championship?
Before giving you the answer I want to introduce the Armchair Critic. According to Cambridge Dictionaries online an armchair critic is; a person who knows, or says they know, a lot about a subject without having any direct experience of it. Recognise anyone you know? So… what is the difference between co-producton and the 6 Nations […]
What have Universities got to do with Co-Production?
This weekend I completed my 9th university ‘prospective entrant’ open day in two years. Obviously it’s not me that is the planning to go to University, although I have been tempted. That happened for me 30 years ago, when there were 100% grants and ‘free love’ (I lie about the free love). These were excursions […]