To me strategy is a living, breathing process which helps us look beyond the end of our noses, explore possibilities and make informed choices. It's got nothing to do with stuffy, boring old plans. I love strategic thinking and here's why...
It is no secret that I am on a mission. Helping scientists and engineers appreciate and invest in their broad-ranging skills is a global imperative. To support other learning champions I have written two free white papers, Learning and Strategy and Nurturing Your Knowledge Engine. Both white papers build on my blog post Realising The... Continue Reading →
Substitute the word value with importance, worth or usefulness and it’s a good reminder that perceptions of value can vary greatly depending on organisational context and individual perspective. Like the old saying goes, ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’! Value and impact In a dynamic changing environment peoples’ desire to grow and adapt... Continue Reading →
Halloween is upon us. Pondering all things ghoulish sparked a chain of thought. We all have times in our lives when our measly monsters within rear their ugly heads. It's natural and normal. How we react to our monsters is what helps us move forward and not get sucked in to their monstrous mumblings. Everyone... Continue Reading →
Over the past few months I have been working with Dorking community champion, Jacqui Hamlin, planning and organising our joint contribution to Mole Valley Arts Alive. And I’m happy to announce STEAMroom will be celebrating its inaugural series in September, October and November 2017. Science | Technology | Engineering | Arts | Maths Our Inspiration... Continue Reading →
Being invited to speak at TEDxDorking was a dream come true. A chance to share my insights and ideas on a well-respected global platform. Amazing. Then the doubt set in!! It wasn't the speaking that had got me in a spin. It was the content. Firstly, I convinced myself I didn't really have anything to... Continue Reading →