...right at the beginning of this pandemic, I started banging on about the real and present need to start the recovery process and plan for the psychological aftermath.
Whether in the middle of it, or in receipt of the sharp end of it, can you tell the difference between being in conspiracy and being incompetent?
I prefer to comment on a blog, on the blog itself. It helps to convert them from monologue to dialogue: which all bloggers appreciate. On this occasion, however, I have got too much to say and it would distract from the excellent blog on Lean, published by Joy Furnival. A few weeks ago, while Joy... Continue Reading →
The shortest blog ever, has been triggered by reading an absolute load of utter gobshite. (That was the original post... the rest came in various edits) Perhaps I should explain! I'm feeling proper ranty, so bear with me... There are knobheads who read stuff that is, unbeknown to them, already out in the world and... Continue Reading →
I can’t believe it, I’ve gone and done it, but it's @SionCharles fault. He's taunted me for ages to write an article on Leadership. Neither of us are fans of the ideology and have been known over the years to occasionally poke fun at some of the nonsense. I think he was after something suitable... Continue Reading →
I've spent most of my career in an around clinical decision making and the management of the knowledge, constantly orbiting around those often innocuous and sometimes critical, moments of decision. As a 'non-clinician' I've naturally got a certain objectivity to both the process and the content as critical bits of information are collated, dis-aggregated, critiqued,... Continue Reading →
Oliver Wendell Holmes (OWH) was a Supreme Court Justice who once said something so profound, that few people at the time, including himself, really understood the depth of the sentiment. There are a few slightly different versions, quoted in various places, but I think this one best captures the sentiment. He also said a few... Continue Reading →
This wonderful swirling mass of tiny Starlings is called a murmuration. Apart from being mesmerisingly beautiful or terrifying - depending on whether or not you’re an Alfred Hitchcock fan - the phenomenon has been studied by lots of different sorts of people. You’d probably assume they were Ornithologists, some Biologists maybe, but Physicists, Mathematicians, Cryptographers,... Continue Reading →
One of the important things to consider when being a general curmudgeonly old goat, especially on social media, is that you have to be willing to openly accept two inevitable consequences. Firstly, be ready to humbly apologise. You'll occasionally bleat at a touch of blather that got your goat up, only to discover that the... Continue Reading →
Stop! Just stop it! Now, right now! You know who you all are. I've just about had e-bloody-nough of you lot and your Tinkering with Thinkering. Design Thinking, Leadership Thinking, Coproduction Thinking, Nudge Thinking, Anthropocene Thinking, Humanistic Thinking, Innovation Thinking, Lean Thinking, Complexity Thinking, Ergonomic Thinking, Behavioural Thinking, Creative Thinking, Positive Thinking, Safety Thinking, bloody... Continue Reading →