Knowing when to start is important. Sometimes, knowing when to stop is as important. This happened the other day when, with brilliant feedback, I realised I was chasing a dream which would have become a nightmare. The focus on getting something done and the activity of doing it sets expectations and promises we can’t always… Read More Knowing when
The idea of supporting people, so not to leave anyone behind, should be a key principle of all learning professionals. It’s our raison d’etre – to make sure that everyone has access to support. What if the people are leaving you behind? I would guarantee people in your organisations are accessing stuff outside outside your… Read More Leave no-one
“I’ve often noticed that we are not able to look at what we have in front of us, unless it’s inside a frame.” Abbas Kiarostami – Iranian film director, screenwriter, poet, photographer, and film producer I understand the need for a filmmaker to create a frame; their purpose is to capture what they need inside… Read More Framing the issue
Governance is about how things are directed, controlled, risk managed and measured. How do you govern innovation? If you’re controlling the outcome, you’re likely to be just channel shifting. If you’re allowing people freedom to do what they want, you’re not governing. Can you govern innovation?
In the last week I’ve seen two distinctly different predictions on how we’ll work in the future. One said a five day office week will become the norm again within two years, particularly when social distancing is reduced further. The other said that central offices are finished and companies will cut their commercial office space… Read More Who said what?