Once upon a time while holidaying in Sydney, Australia I decided to visit the WW2 submarine that you could board that was docked in the harbour. The tight spaces triggered an attack of claustrophobia the like of which I had never had before or since and the ensuing panic attack took the rest of the…… Continue reading [book report] Turn The Ship Around! by L. David Marquet
There have been a few blogposts recently about what it means to be a leader — Andrew, Kit, Janet and others have contributed and they have all been interesting and helpful. There was also a great article about Tony Ageh, who despite the fact I have never met him has long been what I considered the definition…… Continue reading Lead to succeed?
I really wanted to add a /humans.txt file to the new ONS website but I never got around to it and then I ran away to the other side of the world for a bit. In lieu of doing it properly I just wanted to acknowledge everybody who made this site, that I am so…… Continue reading Humans.txt
I was recently accused (in the nicest possible way) of being a ‘digital leader’. This is a kind of catch all senior role/position that has grown in currency in the last year or so, particularly in and around the civil service. Shortly before the GDS exodus Mike Bracken wrote a post about if you ‘Hire…… Continue reading Balls, bibs and cones