January 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Dancing with preparation and responsiveness

Frequently, my work involves large group workshops and teams of willing volunteers acting as support facilitators. They may be drawn from the client team or from the wider consultant team. They are often technical specialists or traditional communications specialists, and sometimes – but not always - they have facilitation experience.



In a recent workshop, I was faced with quite a challenge:



* Up to 50 participants who we’d invited to help with the larger project;

* A… Continue

Added by Penny Walker on January 25, 2010 at 4:37 — No Comments

Business Accountz Independent Review by Henry Hardoon FCCA

Business Accountz Independent Review by Henry Hardoon FCCA

The Company was founded in Cambridge

in 1985 and started trading as Apricote Studios specialising in Music

and Business software and produced the Account Book in 1987 for the

Acorn BBC B.



In 1999 development work commenced

on the architecture of Accountz for business and in the 2009 December

issue of Computer Shopper Magazine the software gained a Best Business

Buy Award (five stars) for… Continue

Added by henry hardoon on January 22, 2010 at 5:30 — No Comments

Getting a Monkey off My Back: A Small Shift in Using My Business Resources More Intelligently

For the past six months, I've been writing notes to myself to review and probably close my Survey Monkey account. I opened my 'paid for' account in July 2008 with the thought that I would create lots of great surveys that would enhance my business and I've been dutifully paying the $29.90/month (or what ever that's worked out to with the $/£ exchange rate). With all of the energy I keep using to remember that I need to review my account and writing myself a note - I could have sorted this out… Continue

Added by Belina Raffy on January 10, 2010 at 5:50 — 1 Comment

Reclaiming the right to play: creativity and collaboration for engineers..Conference July 2010

Hi all



I'm organising a conference for the middle of this year around the themes of creativity and collaboration, focusing on the engineering and built environment sector. The intention is to create an experiential opportunity for those involved in the industry (and those who may not be directly involved) to feel a truly collaborative and creative project.



Key themes:



Reclaiming the right to play. We see the necessity and then 'get' how to do it - without the… Continue

Added by Rachael West on January 6, 2010 at 9:20 — 5 Comments

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