Project Learning Reviews are like a Cheese Fondue…

…basically you throw everything into a pot and mix it all together into a smooth consistency. Then you stick a piece of bread on a fork, pop it into the mixture, and see what comes out. That’s your project learning, driven by a thinking process called retrospective coherence. The Origins of Fondue and Project Reviews. […]

The Retirement Speech Test. “I wish I’d said that years ago”

The Perfect Retirement Speech. I’m thinking of offering a course on how to write the perfect retirement speech. Nothing fancy, clever or sophisticated, just three bite-size chunks. Part 1 is just a case of, writing down what you really think about a specific topic connected to your working life; take your pick from the following […]

Take me back to Alphonso Street (Dowlais) #ChurchillFellowship Post 15

Alphonso Street, Dowlais. Please excuse the obscure post title. Alphonso Street is a place in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil. Remarkable and exciting (for me anyway) because it’s where a Spanish Community that traveled from the Basque Country settled in South Wales in the 1900’s. I’ll explain more in a minute. Mutual Benefits – cooperation between Wales […]

5 Tweets from the #CynefinRetreat: Economics and Value, Snowdonia 2018.

SCAFFOLDING, SEEING DONUT ECONOMICS, PSYCHOCRATS, FUTURE HERITAGE AND  NAVIGATING THE WHITE WATER. 5 Tweets barely scratch the surface of 3 days (and nights) of talking and thinking and walking and talking at the Cynefin Retreat in the heart of Snowdonia, Autumn 2018. Link here on the Cognitive Edge page. It was an absolute joy and privilege […]