Tag Archive for: unique

The genius that is Burt Rutan

20 Jun
June 20, 2013 Genius is a word that can often be used inappropriately.  However, where Burt Rutan is concerned it’s the right word to describe his work and, perhaps more importantly, his approach to the complex challenges he has overcome.  Burt Rutan isn’t a name that most people are familiar with but as you’ll see in this week’s post it’s a name that has quietly delivered so much. Story I first came across the name of Burt Rutan while watching a compelling documentary about a little company Read more [...]

The dying art of simplicity

28 Feb
February 28, 2013 I’m a really big fan of LinkedIn and recently noticed that one of the members had the wonderful job title of “Complex solutions consultant”.  This got me thinking – what is complex?  And why can’t complex be simple? Story Complex systems, complex lives, complex products.  Complex is a word that dominates our lives and one that we often associate with things being better or more intelligent or something that we really need.  Even in our personal lives we readily talk about relationships 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 [...]