Lockdown and Learning

Lockdown and Learning

With the government set to announce another three weeks of #lockdown today – and probably more to come after that – it’s a good time to review how we are doing, both personally and within our work and family lives.  Kolb’s learning cycle is a useful model...
Lockdown and Learning

You can’t manage time

“I’ve got too much to do”……”I haven’t got enough time”…… “I need to go on a time management course”.  Sound familiar?  Most of us have said these things.  It’s a real problem – the relentless pressure of too much to do in the time available can...
Lockdown and Learning

To do or to map?

Japanese management techniques like kaizen and kanban were all the rage years ago when I worked for Ford Motor Company and ICL.  The concepts of continuous improvement and just in time delivery are still relevant to most businesses these days.  These ideas work on a...
Lockdown and Learning

How to keep that holiday feeling

How to keep that holiday feeling   Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka This is how I feel after two weeks in Sri Lanka – calm, relaxed, at peace with the world.  It has been bliss to escape from Brexit and instead to spend time in nature.  But how can I maintain these...