Ever experienced this conundrum? When you have a brilliant idea but you can’t reach it from your job description. Just. Out. Of. Reach. Two choices: Keep reaching in the hope of growing longer arms; or Dig out your job description, … Continue reading Dis!Organize Ep.5: Disorganize the Job Description
Pandemic times call for new thinking. The remote working / #WFH movement that we have been thrust into invites individuals, teams and organizations to shift through the gears. How do we enable people technologically? How do we leverage new communications channels? … Continue reading This “Future of Work” Thing is 20 Years in the Making.
A marathon, not a sprint. Into the second month of isolation. Stripping away a few things, and reacquainting myself with others. Such as running. We have had a treadmill gathering dust in the garage for 5-6 years; and recently got … Continue reading COVID19 Diaries: Week 5
Ten-plus years ago, the use of, and speed of change in, technology was creating growing pains inside organizations. Individuals’ private use of tech was surpassing their organizational use of it. We were suddenly more connected as private citizens. Companies were forced … Continue reading It’s The Future Of Work All Over Again
I have only been in the cannabis game for a few months, which equates to 2-3 years in an industry of more maturity. If you follow along closely enough, and that is my role, you start to see themes emerge, … Continue reading Week 12: Normalisation
Think about the change journey of the cannabis industry over the last 2 years: Legacy market process (hopefully avoiding drug gang supply chain) – I have a mate who grows a few plants – he bags it up, sorts me … Continue reading Week 3: the learning NEVER STOPS, PEOPLE!
This is my lame-ass, but 100% heartfelt, version of those LinkedIn posts where people upload a photo of their security pass and write…. “Four years ago I walked through the front door at <insert G-MAFIA company>; and I never imagined … Continue reading A Love Letter to Teekay
In my last post I wrote about how we started with a technology replacement project 10 years ago, and ended up with a culture and purpose conversation. The magic doesn’t happen with technology; but it can be a critical input … Continue reading Moving Along The Value Chain
I struggle every day to bring to life my instincts about what could be at work. Quick to sense an opportunity, a possibility, I ramble and gesticulate my way towards an action and an outcome, frustrating those around me as … Continue reading Working Backwards to Outcomes
I had a whole load to get off my chest. 20 years of uncertainty, maybe. I should have been blogging since the early 2000s, I had it in me, but also an obstinate, lazy streak. I needed an avenue of … Continue reading Marketing Is The Best Organizational Change Methodology
Alternative title: Hire the Consultant! At a brunch at the weekend, conversation turned to “consultants.” They were randomly referred to as imbeciles, bloodsuckers, snake oil salesmen, bullshitters. You get the idea. Here are just a few of the stories I heard: … Continue reading Kill The Consultant!
I am stuck in the middle. I have all these years of experience and knowledge that I try to scale and to monetize. Conversely, I read about, discuss and consider the future relentlessly, so that I can catapult myself and … Continue reading Stuck In The Middle: A Story About Vinyl and Bluetooth