Month: January 2018

  • Yes, learning is hard. But do it anyway.

    Yes, learning is hard. But do it anyway.

    It seems popular, these days, for coaches and consultants to talk about ‘continuous learning’ or the ‘learning organisation’. Learning is like sex – everyone nods knowingly when it is being talked about, but few are actually doing it well or at all. For me, learning a new skill is hard – especially if you are […]

  • I can't write about colonialism or the Commonwealth

    I can't write about colonialism or the Commonwealth

    I’ve been trying, without success, for the last month to write a blog post on the curse of colonialism and the abomination that is the Commonwealth. As I explore my thoughts and organise them into something coherent, I become paralysed by the scale of the destruction that the UK has wreaked and continues to wreak […]