The Unwritten Laws of Engineering

The Unwritten Laws of Engineering

One of my favourite business and engineering books is probably one you’ve never heard of – The Unwritten Laws of Engineering by W.J. King.  Originally published in 1944 as three articles in Mechanical Engineering Magazine, the flagship publication of the American...
Time To Let It Go …

Time To Let It Go …

So here is the scenario … I’m running as fast as I can alongside my 5 year old son’s bike, initially holding onto his seat to make sure he does not fall. I’ve made sure we are on a quiet road and there are no cars or obstacles for him to seriously hurt...
Top 10 things to look at to get remote working, working.

Top 10 things to look at to get remote working, working.

A lot of us have spent 2020 adapting to the new normal and a lot of us have found remote working for the first time. I’ve been there for a few years and worked in organisations that have embraced remote first mentality before it was cool required by a pandemic. Here are ten things my teams work on when working remotely

Why Leadership Coaching Matters To Me

Why Leadership Coaching Matters To Me

“Coaching isn’t therapy – it’s product development with you as the product” I started my career as many of us did, messing around at home with a PC, Mac or phone (my youth pre-dates the smartphone!) trying to understand how the operating systems worked and whether...