Archive for category: Operational Focus

Please sir, may I have some more?

07 Feb
February 7, 2013

Today, 7th February 2013 would have been the 201st birthday of Charles Dickens.  In one of his most famous books Oliver Twist famously asked “Please sir, may I have some more?”  This statement got me thinking; we all want more – we want more people, more budget, more capital investment, more time, more EVERYTHING.  That’s understandable – but do we do enough to justify our demands? Story The concept of wanting more is well-known to all of us.  Perhaps it’s a symptom of our culture Read more […]

The essential vowels of 2013

03 Jan
January 3, 2013

It’s that time of year again!  All of the “great and good” are out in force publishing their predictions for what they think could or will happen in 2013 in the world of training, talent, HR, learning and development, e-learning and so on. I’ve decided – as is my style – to go in a totally different direction and suggest what you should be doing in 2013! I’ve decided that instead of saying what “may happen” I’ll focus on what should be done.  After all, there are already Read more […]