The Life Cycle of a Silver Bullet

“Silver Bullets could actually be called Silver Boomerangs, because they keep coming back…”.  A lovely observation from Matt Wyatt which doesn’t need much explanation, and I’ll pick it up again later. It was prompted by the previous post, A lesson from the Lone Ranger on Pascale’e Management Fads and Silver Bullet Syndrome, which led to […]

Dog Poo! From Hero to Zero to Hero. A Brief Circular History

How can a noxious substance like dog poo move between multiple uses in society? a manufacturing process ‘raw’ material sought after by humans,  a public nuisance leading to enforcement and prosecution, and  a new opportunity to light the streets and improve communication? To put some context around my sudden interest in dog poo, it’s featured […]

Thailand Flood Hacks. Plastic Bottles, Expatiation and Innovation

Everything is wrong with this picture. There is no cat I’ve ever known that would permit me (or anyone else) to: Put a vest on it, Sew plastic water-bottles into the vest, and Sit around to have its picture taken wearing the offending garment (it does have it’s back to the camera though). Thai Flood […]