Jam tomorrow, or Jam today? "I'm sure I'll take you with pleasure!" the Queen said. "Two pence a week, and jam every other day." Alice couldn't help laughing, as she said, "I don't want you to hire ME - and I don't care for jam." "It's very good jam," said the Queen. "Well, I don't want any TO-DAY, at any rate." "You couldn't have it if you DID want it," the Queen said. "The rule is, jam to-morrow and jam yesterday - but never jam to-day." "It MUST come sometimes to 'jam to-day'," … [Read more...] about Jam tomorrow, or jam today? – What is the budget?
The Wise Leader While looking for some resources for a workshop I came across this wonderful graphic by FastForward Consulting Group: This includes the 6 abilities: Judge Goodness Grasp essence Share Context Communicate the Essence Exercise Political Power Foster Wisdom in Others To see the 6 abilities in all their glory, click on the image above. Closer examination ... The central image here is closely aligned to our Knowledge, … [Read more...] about The Wise Leader
Don't waste budgets for knowledge workers Real research - a prolifically miss-quoted set of statistics? A few weekends ago I was catching up on some industry updates and came across an interesting piece by Donald Taylor at TrainingZone. In the piece he reminded me of the study by Robert Kelley and his longitudinal study of knowledge workers at Carnegie-Mellon University. In this often quoted research, it is suggested that little of what we need on a day-to-day basis is required to … [Read more...] about Training, Learning and Development is Dead – Knowledge workers