When I ask people to tell me what they think is a great team I often get given back the example of a Formula 1 team. But I don’t agree.
…from the East
Icy walking and the collapse into chaos
The Beast from the East (with a side order of Storm Emma) turned my home town into a friction-free zone on Friday. Rain on top of snow, freezing on contact, left roads, pavements and driveways covered in smooth, clear ice thick enough to skate on. Read More »
When a lifeboat gets called to a vessel needing help it is often necessary to place a lifeboat crew member on board to help out. So when, for example, a sailing boat requests assistance and I jump on board from a big, reassuring, orange boat – who’s in charge?
“OK, can you give me a SitRep?”, said the lifeboat inspector to me, years ago out one evening on the Inshore Lifeboat (ILB).Read More »
I forget where, but a few days ago I was reading a thread asking for suggestions about fun, or at least tongue-in-cheek, metrics that could be collected in your organisation. Read More »
Why is ‘nothing ever simple’? I find myself saying it often, frequently to my children, but I don’t believe it. Some stuff is definitely simple – we’ve done it before, we know how it works, we can do it again. Easy.Read More »
Why call myself ‘Expanding Box’? Good question…
I’ve been proud to be involved with the Swanage Lifeboat crew for the whole of this century and have Read More »