monitoring performance to death | Becoming Better

monitoring performance to death | Becoming Better. I was referred to this post from the excellent thinkpurpose blog. Basically, the premise is that extreme monitoring makes you slower, but slightly better; slight monitoring *always* makes things worse. I liked  In situations like mine …, where work is not 100% plannable …, monitoring is a great way […]

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office – social media experts?

I’ve just remotely attended a really interesting presentation in London [OK, I attended remotely], by Media Snackers who talked about engaging with the young, through social media and so on. Couple of things: The world’s changed, and it’s not turning back used to be their strapline – but they’re now emphasising cheaper, quicker, sexier as […]

Trust your people… let them free.

Having a quick glance at Hugh Macleod’s excellent blog, from last week, my attention was caught by his humanification bit where he chats about a previous posting: 4. You’ve already done “efficient”. We’re living in a post-efficiency world now. We already know how to make things better, cheaper and faster than the previous generation. We […]