Will playing Prison Architect make you a better sustainable decision maker?

Could playing a computer game which involves the design, building and running of an American Jail (Prison Architect) help public service ‘decision makers’ make better real life decisions? In particular would it help people to learn how to think differently? Would it help them behave in a way that aligns decision making with sustainable development […]

What is the First Rule of ‘Organisational Trust Building Club’?

Obviously… Rule 1. You do not talk about Organisational Trust Building Club. And, Rule 2. You DO NOT talk about Organisational Trust Building Club. Anyone who remembers the 1999 film, Fight Club, will hopefully understand the reference. If you are wondering what on earth a secret club for bare-chested blokes (to have bare knuckle fights), has to […]

The Good Samaritan Experiment. No Time to Care?

The Good Samaritan Experiment. This is a really interesting bit of work for anyone involved in how care is provided. Dave Snowden originally switched me on to it, and Dr Rebecca Sharp picked it up again at the Bangor University Festival of Behaviour Change (#behfest16 link here) in a session about ‘Good People do Bad […]

Speaking Moth. How (not) to Prepare for a Performance Review

This is a brilliantly weird story I heard last week. Thank you to Andy Middleton from TYF for letting me share it. Saturday Night at the Pub. Picture saturday night in an Australian Outback mining settlement, a good few years ago. At the local (only) Pub is a younger Andy, sampling the hospitality. As the […]