October 12, 2009

Rewarding Positive Behaviour (by making it fun!)

My good friend Mark Lonsdale alerted me to this article on the social media website “Mashable”. Ostensibly, the article’s about “viral video” or product placement. It […]
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 […]