We are entering quarter-end season. Those who work for publicly-listed companies will know it well – I have been through 50+… The churn of numbers and financial reporting; then the finessing of the corporate narrative on top. With transparency and … Continue reading Week 19: It’s Q-end All Over Again
My new favourite word, channeling AiWeiWei, is ACT. The world is moving too fast for introspection and planning. I can write several hundred blog posts (a few of which might even be good) without blinking – simply because I raise … Continue reading If In Doubt, Adopt A Bias To Action. #14Actions
Thank you cooking that great big pot of soup for the family before you left. Everything you touch in the kitchen is imbued with your care and craft. The kids didn’t even like it too much, but I made them eat … Continue reading Thank You Times Five.
I very much enjoy working within my team, as a team. Like a stuck record, I repeat the refrain, as we debrief a win or plan a project: this is how we scale. We are a small, tight team that … Continue reading A Team That Scales, Goes BOOM!
Last week, under my Curious Kids tag, I relayed this concise learning message: We use two metrics: Is your child engaged? Are they happy? If not, they’re not learning. – Matt Goldman @BlueSchoolNYC Of course, after thinking about my kids I also applied this maxim to myself, and to colleagues. It seems equally apropos. I am a huge fan of Harald Jarche’s work. His maxim, in the networked age, is: Work is learning and learning is the work. If that is true, then, just as with children, we should ensure that the work – and the learning – allows us to … Continue reading The Future of…Work Is Learning; And Learning Is the Work