When the system punishes – a never ending story

I don’t usually do a follow up post but in this case I really want to share the ongoing frustrations our systems put people through. So in the first post we got to the stage where a benefit was cut because someone with an intellectual disability hadn’t completed a form that was never sent toContinue reading “When the system punishes – a never ending story”

It’s still gold

Almost 10 years on, what Sir Paul Callaghan said while presenting in March 2011 still holds true. We need to understand the true drivers for our economy – and even back then he knew it wasn’t tourism or politician identified ‘knowledge’. Niche tech – as identified and researched by entrepreneurs, not bureaucrats and certainly notContinue reading “It’s still gold”

Own your mistakes

We all know the theoretical strategies for when mistakes happen and for most, they’re easy to implement for the little things. The latest raft of issues about our covid-19 response however, highlights so many things NOT to do. Now this isn’t a political discussion because I’m pretty sure the poor handling of the mistakes couldContinue reading “Own your mistakes”