The Art of Resilience

The Art of Resilience

Wednesday 8th March 2017. I stood at the front of the stage, facing bright lights and about 200 people. Alongside me stood some of my art. My friend, and conference chair Neil Usher introduced me. He said some lovely things about me, none of which I can remember! I...
Notes From A Big Tent

Notes From A Big Tent

Following my previous blog post, as promised here are my notes from the recent ‘The Future of Work is Human Big Tent’ event. Hosts : Robert Phillips and Peter Cheese Speakers : Adrian Chiles, Veronica Hope Halley, Lynda Gratton, Luke Johnson, Amanda...
Big Tent : Narrow Door

Big Tent : Narrow Door

When thinking about change, how do you enable greater diversity in your processes? Along with several other Ethos partners, I recently attended the Future of Work is Human Big Tent. There were lots of interesting, necessary and at times fascinating subjects on the...
Exploring Creativity and Showing Your Work

Exploring Creativity and Showing Your Work

One of the recurring themes that comes up in conversations I have with people at work, at conferences, and online is, “How can we be more creative in our work?” The ability to solve problems, and add value through new ways of working is always in demand, yet...
The Prisoner

The Prisoner

The reminder goes off on your electronic calendar, buzzing like a tiny wasp in a jar. You check your crackberry nervously for two reasons. 1: You have a phobia about wasps, and 2: It’s performance review time. You’ve had the initial review with your manager and agreed...