September 15, 2009

The Vexed Question of Indicators

As my workload around Outcome Based Accountability™ grows, the importance of selecting indicators (i.e. measures of well-being) which say something of central importance to the desired […]
June 27, 2009

John Chapman

When I started this Blog, I never for a moment expected to be writing two obituaries for colleagues I’d met through Renaisi within three months of […]
May 23, 2009

Responding to the Recession

This is the first time for a while I’ve had the chance to add something to the Blog part of the site and whilst I’ve not […]
April 10, 2009

Balloon Towers

I’ve just recently had the privilege of being involved in a fund raising event at Rudstone Walk in South Cave (one of my favourite local conference […]
March 26, 2009

Lindsay Tripp

It is with great sadness that I learned this week of the death of Lindsay Tripp, the Head of “Invest in Hackney” for Renaisi Consulting. I […]
March 13, 2009

Trains (Meals on Wheels)

At the risk of this Blog becoming a consumer watchdog site, I did feel the necessity to share my latest outrage at my good friends at […]
March 8, 2009

I’m a LIA (it’s official)

It’s official. With effect from January 2009 I am a LIA. This most unfortunate term stands for “Local Improvement Advisor” and I’m only sorry that whoever […]
March 1, 2009

W.H. Smith (Retailing and Conflict)

I like W.H. Smiths. It’s one of those national institutions that gives you some reassurance that all’s well in the world. I’m always particularly grateful to […]
February 19, 2009

Head in the Sand?

I’ve just completed a run of Outcome Based AccountabilityTM (OBATM) workshops attended by a very varied group of participants from a broad range of organisations. One […]