I recently completed the Foundation level APMG Change Management course. It’s been an interesting course of study, with some insightful ways of seeing the world of work. Naturally, some of my thoughts as I worked through the training, exercises, revision and then the exam, turned to publishing as an industry, a profession and a setContinue reading “Change Management : Publishing”
Can we afford to ignore the intangibles and that which cannot be directly measured?
I decided to make a peameal bacon, a Canadian favourite
When is learning about change management too personal and can that derail the learning experience?
I’m currently undertaking the Change Management Institute Foundation level course and formalizing the experience from the many projects and initiatives I’ve been involved with in my time in publishing. I started working in publishing in 2004, and it is fair to say that publishing has changed in that time – quite a lot. I personallyContinue reading “Change Management: 1”
Ultimately, the days of the single function distributor are over, unless there is a pressing physicality or specificity around the type of item being sent out. If you send out fragile embossed glass or giant lead lining panels, maybe you need specialist gear. B and Q need their own warehouse. But to build a new,Continue reading “Distribution”
So I made a besan, without really using any measures or scales. It came out all right. Recipe posted in case you would like to have a go.
So, the world changes, irrevocably. I keep refreshing the news and Twitter until I feel slightly nauseous, my own sense of unease and powerlessness building. Leah Finnegan’s writing at The Outline seems to be to unusual perceptive and her piece, “The internet is making me sick” was a great read that I recommend you makeContinue reading “Corona Diary: 1”
New order of events, it appears. New way of thinking. In the dark twilight of the Western world, as the sun sets on the traditional superpowers, people cling to strongmen. They do this despite the hurt it does their neighbours, their friends, their exotic friends from down the road. People need surety. They want Security.Continue reading “New Politics”
Having tweaked the U-Sanz recipe it now works and smells fine so I can move on to the next task in hand, making sure that I drink at least once a day during this Covid times and don’t run out of whisky. I also slowly prepare my manuscript, Corona Poems, and work out if itsContinue reading “Now the Bloc Party”