Prompted by an old friend seeking insights on blogging today, the following thoughts emerged... My first attempt at blogging was before "Blogging" was a word, during virtual team working days. This was back in the early nineties. As a leader of an early virtual team, I felt that I needed a way to let everyone
Each company has what it thinks of as its suite of core competencies that are highly attuned to whatever they do to generate revenue and to stay in and grow their business. Every company also has a bunch of "oh I'd rather not have to do that bit" set of overhead type activities that it
Psychometric Testing? Well...... I looked up one day to see a team of people crowding into the doorway to my office, hoping to distract me from my paperwork and seek my help. They wanted to know if I could arrange for psychometric testing to be done on all the members of their team. They wanted
Here's an example (at Board Room level) of being inclusive amidst cognitive diversity.... It's springtime in Scotland, early 1990's. The dark cold indoor winter days have opened up into warm daylight hours with flowers blooming in the parks, birds twittering in the trees and people strolling through the meandering walkways feeling and smelling the promise
I'm reviewing my recent "performance" on http://bit.ly/BradSpeakingToUKSG to help others that I work with learn what they might want to do or to NOT do, when speaking to large audiences. It was a room full of librarians, in my case...so...shoosh!
Over the last few months, I've been working on a project to help Litigants in Person represent themselves in UK Civil Courts more effectively than they have done historically. We "released" a beta website to help the process along this month. You can check it out at: http://bit.ly/help4lips
A legal team has asked me to help them digitaly leverage an aspect of their live training programme. How? Check: http://bit.ly/YouOnWeb These days, it's so very easy to get this type of work done without all the overhead of just a few years ago... Hurray!
I've been meaning to post some fo the feedback from the group work I do.... “Good work all round” “Structure of planned day still made sense even in light of the morning’s revelations” “A sign of a well-thought-out day” “A lot of good planning with the appropriate style of day for the department”
1. The overall objective for a Directorate's "Away Day" is of primary importance - yet this must be separated from the initially imagined process design for achieving it. 2. The person holding the overall objective (e.g. the Director) may well not be the best-placed person to design the day, though their ideas will help the
A member of a Learning & Development team in a large consultancy was planning to "enhance the usage of their e-learning portal and bring in more awareness about this mode of learning". He was looking for "material on enhancing an online training mode, and any mailer/ initiative that could help make this a success".