3 simple ideas for leading in today’s turbulent workplaces

My, hasn’t work, and the theory of work, changed since the 70’s. Well so it should but strangely psychologists and work theorists didn’t expect work to change. So our theories didn’t put change at their very core.

Funnily, the theory has become simpler as work has become more turbulent. Simple, but, young or old, you will have to let go of old ideas.

Fumblings with poetry

Being more of an IT person than a poet, I look to the mechanics of poetry to understand its possibility.

Here are some very useful notes I made from Professor Rother’s blog. They put the work of William Carlos William in context of poetry of the 21st century (rather than his time 20th century) and ideas of chaos, complexity and emergence

How fast can you play Social Chocolate?

Social Chocolate is a game that challenges your networking skills. Finish all 12 quests and find the secret wall. Then read the tut on social networking and replay Social Chocolate. Beat my time of 7 minutes!

7 reasons why your employees won’t tell you bad news

People who ‘don’t get it’ are infuriating. People who don’t act to solve our problems are infuriating.

Here are the most common 7 reasons why someone won’t pass bad news on to their boss – in logical order so that you can find the cause and work out what you can or cannot do about the reluctance of people to pass on bad news to someone who can solve your problem.

If Big Society is the answer, what is the question?

Well, yes what was the question? Academics do know a thing or two. In this post, I try to translate (and connect) a recent article on Leadership by Keith Grint of Warwick BS to events in Egypt and the psychology of happy and lucky action. It is practical. It is connected. We know how; we are only waiting to try how.