Keep advancing until you take enemy fire…. how to measure impact.

Advancing until you meet fire from the ‘enemy’ is a very effective way of gauging if you have had any impact. It’s not the only measure, but it is a cast iron indicaton that you have stirred something up. I have to thank a former colleague (Howard) for telling me about this. He explained how […]

Malicious Compliance Birthday Cards

Last week it was my birthday. The family now knows how I think. Malicious compliance is well understood round here. They got me these cards (twice). There is no hiding place. * Disclaimers…… 1. Not the best ever piece of verse written for a birthday card, but I’m having a go. 2. The drilling in […]

Malicious Compliance and Lessons from Garden Maintenance with my Kids.

How not to motivate teenagers. Garden maintenance is not my day job; in fact it’s about as far away from ‘desk driving’, as it’s possible to travel. These two areas do however have some interesting crossovers, where it might be possible (in theory) to transfer some learning. Before I say anything it is probably worth mentioning […]