Without wanting to disclose too much as everyone needs and I really mean needs, to read this book, I felt compelled to share my thoughts as it has come at the most opportune time for me personally. I was made aware of Nilofer Merchant https://twitter.com/nilofer by the awesome https://twitter.com/PerryTimms a few months ago, however was offered […]Read More “The Power of Onlyness” – Unique book title, next generation thinking
There is an awful lot of messaging around what the future of work could or should look like, but are we doing enough NOW to help bring any future vision to life? What personal accountability are we all taking today, to try and help move the dial on future ways of work? I ask […]Read More The Workforce of the Future
Today I had the absolute pleasure to attend my first Hackathon with the hashtag #EXHack for those that interested to see the stream of awesome tweets that represent todays event. Thank you sincerely Perry @PerryTimms for the invite. Before the event even got started I had the pleasure to meet probably one of the warmest […]Read More ‘Hackathon’ where have you been all my life??!!…………………
My reflections in part 1 – https://makingadifferencesite.wordpress.com/2017/04/14/do-we-live-in-2017-or-1917-learning-every-day-part-1/ – of this 2-part blog series led me to cross reference a range of studies recently around engagement and productivity as below. Mission, Purpose & Values Should it matter that only 1 in 5 employees, at best, believe in their organisations mission (row 2 below), the results of which are […]Read More Do we live in 2017 or 1917 ? / Learning every day – part 2
This is a genuine question that I currently ponder and have pondered over the past months and it still perplexes me today. For all of the talk of the UK productivity gap, doing ‘more with less,’ trying to increase the efficiency of what we do, getting a seat at the ‘top table,’ etc I can’t […]Read More Do we live in 2017 or 1917 ? / Learning every day – part 1
2016 has been a tough year on many fronts. The loss of so many ‘genuine’ celebrities, Brexit, the US election, the ongoing atrocities in Syria and a range of natural disasters. I see 2016 as the year that “the straw broke the camel’s back,“ people were and are tired at the lack of change and […]Read More Will 2017 be the year humanity returns to society?………….
Arriving last night into a wet but lively Manchester I have been looking forward to attending my first ACE but have to say, it has far exceeded my expectations. Why? My main take always are as follows for anyone that may be interested: Keynote Speech • I heard Peter Cheese @Cheese_Peter speak live for the first […]Read More My first CIPD Annual Conference & Exhibition (ACE) was …….well…….ACE!