Monthly Archives: May 2014

What has #BEDM taught me?

Well, I finally made it. Thirty one days ago I read about the challenge of writing a blog every day in May. It seemed relatively straightforward and I thought it might be worth trying. Would I have the discipline to … Continue reading

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What is your legacy?

Every day we touch many lives. We have a big impact often without even knowing it, and these interactions can be good or bad. We spend a lot of time looking for training and ways to expand our professional skills, … Continue reading

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Smart carpet? Keep an open mind.

I was reminded today that it is important to keep an open mind about developments. What may appear on the face of it to be a silly or impractical idea can have some purpose. For example, what are your initial … Continue reading

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Seeking forgiveness

In a number of meetings and discussions today the quality of content delivered through social networks was highlighted. Four or five years ago social media users were more forgiving of organisations and businesses who were stepping into the new digital … Continue reading

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I have a complaint…..

I was interested to watch The Complainers a new programme on Channel 4 looking at those people who persistently complain and how organisations and companies were dealing with them. Now, I am not going to decide what this was trying … Continue reading

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Just ask why?

I spent some time with my seven-year-old nephew today. He is lively and quite a bright spark like many children. I can usually manage only an hour or two before my head is whizzing from his inquiring mind. He, like … Continue reading

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Does the Internet make us dumber?

One of the biggest questions for academics is ‘has the internet made us dumber?’. There are lots of theories and detailed commentary that have been published about it. I started to think about this today following a tweet by Professor … Continue reading

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