Drumming Up Business – When the Devils in the Detail – How my drummer mind works for me in more ways than one.
Having a portfolio career and an amassed array of skills, experiences through a range of roles and industries, sitting on both sides of the desk and working with people of all ranges of power and persuasion can make for a challenge to laser focus on any particular item that promotes a value or resonates with a particular job description.
We all strive to do the very best we can to develop deep capability in our chosen professions. A confession. I was so chuffed to be asked to do this and “we” had absolutely no rehearsal prior and never played together.
KISS – Decisions are made for the circumstance of the day. Solutions built to support the needs of that era weren’t meant to last a life time and be infinitely flexible and accommodating. At some point they will just not be able to cut the mustard any more. They will be no longer fit for purpose. The world matched on . . .
The thing is everyone in the room is a solutions architect. But not one a pop star! There’s tension and their pain and emotional investment of a life time career is exposed and raw. There is great endeavours and knowledge experts that would score highly in Master Mind for their chosen subject, and a fascinating array of professional office politicking. But not one harmonious tune.
Too busy posting to blog, never have time but then we all want a voice. Social Media trash.
When fun posts get right up my nose. I worry as to where this is going. So should I be worried? Am I over reacting? Help get me out of here I have my serious hat on!
I don’t normally blog about pseudo political agenda but being a parent and a social media adventures this item of book notoriety brought my fingers to my keyboard.
There are many tried and tested implementation methodologies and countless variations on a theme. Common practice is picking and choosing the bits that work best for a given target environment. Hybrid, agile, waterfall, call it what you will. The bottom line is we learn from every implementation and hopefully adapt. Or do we?
Often I get a little vexed when travelling in a taxi and having to look at the head rest of the chair in front. It obscures my forward vision and obstructs my line of direction. […]