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UK Vacay Part 3: Road rage

One of the things that my husband was most nervous about when travelling to the United Kingdom this summer was having to drive on the other side of the road. 1,195 more words

Business Practices

All Aboard the Innovation Band Wagon?

It seems like everyone wants to be an innovator nowadays. Being “digital” is in – never mind what it means, you’ve just got to be “digital”. 887 more words

Architectural Practice

Curious

I have been reading Pasi Sahlberg’s book on the lessons to be learned from Finland’s successful education program. Dominant in the PISA assessments since their inception in 2000, this Scandinavian country which set out deliberately to improve its educational system in the 1970’s is used by reformers and politicians alike as the exemplar of high academic standards. 178 more words

Leadership

An Afternoon With Keena

I enjoy working with nearly all my pupils, but this year Keena was right at the top of the list.  It’s fair to say that many of her successes are hard won, but she’ll tackle everything, and when things go wrong she’d far rather have another go to sort things out than ask for my help, and she does it all with a big smile on her face. 475 more words

Problem Solving

How do you convince a problem owner to go through the Simplexity process to solve their problem?

If you are a person who sees the need and you would like someone to participate, it’s the power of the pre-consult that prevails. If you’ve got someone and you want that person to participate because you believe in it – the key is to ask the owner to sit down with you for an hour or two to do a pre-consult. 217 more words

Business

The Power of a Shower

At one point or another, we all struggle with writer’s block or we fixate on a problem without a solution. At times we can be obsessed with a disagreement with a friend or a comment we made that was taken the wrong way. 354 more words

Productivity Best Practices

The Age Gap...

Another batch of impressive ‘A’ level results last week will send a new cohort of learners off to university this autumn.   Come three years’ time or so, what skills will they bring to the marketplace?  89 more words

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