Perfection and Myopia – Unlikely Bedfellows

I am a huge advocate that if you do something do it properly. However, doing something with the ambition of perfection can adversely result in something not being done properly.   Having come from a digital background, applications are delivered in line with Pareto’s 80:20 rule, recognising that we may not know what is perfect... Continue Reading →

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Managing Your Response

Although a great benefit at times, putting everything into your work can result in you getting a) burnt out and b) overly emotionally attached. When this happens, it is like lowering your immunity, challenges and difficulties can hit you harder than it should. So, the balance is how do you manage this without becoming detached,... Continue Reading →

Choosing Your Tribe

One of the joys and the challenges of consulting is you get to walk in and work with different teams on a regular basis. These brilliant experiences also come with challenges as you have to fit into that team without losing true self, without losing confidence, without losing strength as you bend, twist and positively... Continue Reading →

Defining My Success

I along with many others have used the word success liberally without attaching an understanding to what that actually means. When someone asks, what does success look like, the standard response is attaching a financial or status statement to the word success. But where does that come from?   Poetry, art, music, all tell the... Continue Reading →

Knowing to Doing

I commercialise technologies. I help companies take their product or service to market, and this starts with defining the why, how and what. It is about taking an honest look at the viability of the tech and what markets - thinking laterally and balancing that against the company needs to prioritise what we take to... Continue Reading →

Britney – The Full Package

So Britney just kicked off her UK tour at Brighton Pride this weekend. Whilst trying to secure some foothold of space in the packed crowds and peering between shoulders I realised that this pop icon is the full package and it's not necessarily because of the understood product she is selling. At her roots she... Continue Reading →

Book Recommendation: The Silk Roads

I read as much as I can, from audiobooks to classically curling up to a good paper page turner. I am mostly a non-fiction reader and the main reason I read is to give me different perspectives and to teach me to broaden my knowledge, perceptions and generate ideas. I finished The Silk Roads, A... Continue Reading →

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