Inner critic squared

Fractals in nature, Richmond Park 2019 I love/hate this piece 'The four of you' from @justinadamwise. The idea that when you are in conversation with just one other person, there are actually another two characters there. Uninvited characters.... As we talk to another, especially when the stakes are high or our resilience is low, we …

Ruled by your phone?

I'm increasingly aware of the all pervading presence of my smart phone.  Thankfully, when I'm with others I'm able to leave it alone, to ignore the siren call of Amazon, Twitter, Facebook, Wikipedia....  But when I'm alone, or working on a tricky programme design I'm alarmed at how often I interrupt myself by picking up …

The Right Way to Hold People Accountable

Many people I work with find it difficult at times to create accountability in their teams and this often either leads to conflict, micro-management or refusing to delegate work in the future.  Accountability isn't talked about enough within teams or training.  If you are struggling with establishing and maintaining accountability try reading this super HBR …