At the moment I seem to find that I am being approached by businesses interested in helping their people make decisions on their own. This means returning to my work on decision-making I first started in the late 1990s when I worked with the emergency services on incident command. Later I used the same concepts… Continue reading How executives learn from Critical Incident Command
My previous blog was all about how I got into uni through clearing. This one is what I wished I’d known going into the process. And there are some cardinal rules. The good news is that despite the decision being difficult, stressful and of course vital, actually the rules are very simple. Who dares wins… Continue reading How to win at clearing
And so as November comes around, the well-worn arguments about poppies arise from certain quarters so I thought I would put out there why I wear one. And, in my view, I think most people have something similar in mind. Every year as I wear my poppy, I remember in particular the first world war… Continue reading Why I wear a poppy
Despite only a recent conversion to the medium, I am an avid tweeter. I still don’t quite know why I am interested in it and to be honest it is really hard to justify the time I spend on it in a rational way. I guess I came to realise that there was a world… Continue reading Why I twitter on (and on and on…)
Work experience. There is a current flurry of government activity aimed at helping unemployed (or under-employed) people find jobs. The latest is to cut or reduce the already criminally low benefit they receive. I believe there are several key issues which are missing from the debate. First, the inconvenient truth is that we do not, as… Continue reading Work experience
seriously - could anyone do proper work in this environment?
Here's an admission for you. I left work last Friday without having finished all the tasks I wanted to. The reason I can say for certain is because I actually do this every day. But I feel I am amongst friends because I have met many people who are the same position. In fact, having… Continue reading Leaving things undone