I came across this article today in the Guardian, entitled Brain fog: how trauma, uncertainty and isolation have affected our minds and memory and aside from the newspaper’s annoying house style that eschews capitalization seemingly at random, it offered a lightbulb moment. I urge people to read it, especially if they are wondering what hasContinue reading “Of Course Freud Had a Word For It”
The world of work is changing, rapidly. Publishing is no different and one of the ways to keep on top of that change is continuing professional development, or CPD. It is a well-established part of sustainable and holistic career development, and the number of courses you are able to take from your own screen atContinue reading “Five CPD Courses That Are Hot Right Now”
What counts as emotional intelligence in change management – how easily can it be defined?
What can we do better in publishing when we implement systems thinking?
Where publishing is concerned, given the parlous state of affairs described by the Lee and Low Survey from the US, and damning reports from various UK initiatives, this might be no bad thing at all.
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?
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”