17th November 2014

Planning – not an optional extra

I’m writing a novel. OK, that statement is, in itself, somewhat of a work of fiction. What I am actually doing is writing 50,00 words within the 30 days of November. I don’t think I can really describe what I […]


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6th November 2014

Fighting Fantasy School – the Way Forward

I welcome the news that Ian Livingstone has formerly applied to launch a free school in West London next year. I have some serious reservations about the UK Government’s Free School scheme, which diverts state funding into independent schools, but […]


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6th November 2014

Gamification – Good Times or Exploitationware?

Gamification – there’s a lot of it about. Everywhere you look, marketeers, contact centres and HR types are publicising their latest gamification projects and talking numbers about engagement conversions, brand loyalty and so on. But not everyone is so enamoured […]


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4th November 2014

NaNoWriMo, Pots by the Pound and Just Getting It Done

I’m drinking coffee this morning – not something I normally do. I don’t really like the taste, I get unpleasant heart flutters after a couple of cups and after three, I actually start to feel a bit sick. Tea is […]


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3rd November 2014

Killers in the Classroom

  Picture the scene. You have spent weeks, possibly even months, putting together a beautifully crafted, engaging training course for onboarding / hi-po fast tracking / leadership and strategy / etc. (delete as applicable), and here you are on the […]


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