Author Archives: stuartsnelling

Mind Your Language

This post has been developed with my good friend, Anne Marie McEwan. In preparing for the kick-off session for an Innovation Lab for Finance Leaders that we are organising in London in November (more about that later in the post), … Continue reading

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A review of ‘Flawed but Willing’ by Khurshed Dehnugara

I recently came across the Japanese word Tsundoku. My immediate reaction was that it was a new variation of Sudoku but I was intrigued to learn that it was a noun describing the act of buying a lot of books … Continue reading

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Note to Self – Part 3

Place 40. Design briefs should be contextual to the greatest extent practicable so that buildings augment, enrich and support an organisation’s operational work whatever shape or form this comes in. However, they also need to allow for flexibility (i.e. the ability … Continue reading

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Note to Self – Part 2

Process 20. The design of work (i.e. an organisation’s internal performance environment that includes a governance framework, organisation design, an operating model, business planning and capital investment processes, policies, procedures, technologies, systems, data etc.) must always be contextual and specific to … Continue reading

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Note to Self – Part 1

The Divine Comedy’s 2001 album ‘Regeneration’ was not particularly well received critically and even less so commercially following, as it did, in the footsteps of the radio-friendly fare of ‘Casanova’ and ‘Fin de Siècle’. It starts off brightly enough but … Continue reading

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Better Work for Everyone

The following is a post I created for The Workplace Conversation’s Crowdicity site: Today “workplace” is a bigger business than ever; it has developed considerably as both a science and an art in the last decade. This has been driven … Continue reading

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Let It Go

I have been thinking a lot about the outstanding Workstock unconference which was premiered at last month’s Workplace Trends conference (#wtrends14). To my mind, its unifying theme was the need for change in our work whether in terms of it … Continue reading

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