Monthly Archives: March 2015

You won’t get this from a competency framework

  This week I was on the periphery of a conversation (okay, I was eavesdropping….!) about competency frameworks.  The benefits, the disadvantages, what should and should not be included and why…….and so on. The conversation went on.

What are you doing that is stupid?

  Last week I wrote about Busyness  and the fact that good ideas, great productivity and best work are rarely  served by busyness (I’m talking about the ‘too much to do and everything is urgent’ busyness). So if you and your team have ‘too much to do and too little time’ you have two choices.

Busy is for fools

    Last week I wrote about being stuck and deciding that it is ‘okay’ to be a blank canvas with lots of possibility – knowing that something will emerge. Rather than beating myself up for having ‘nothing to say’. In coaching, we call this ‘re-framing’.  (Or in this case you could say I chose to have… Read more »

Being Stuck

OK I admit it. For the first time in 15 months I’m completely stuck. Can’t think what to write, brain full of mush, blank sheet of paper staying blank. Deadline looming….. So I’m feeling under pressure, feeling anxious and, to be honest, a bit stupid.