On virtual co-working and accountability

I have been experimenting with virtual co-working and accountability. Not least during lockdowns, but generally for the self-employed, getting focused on productive and income-generating work is challenging. It is generally acknowledged that clarifying to someone what you plan to do, and having them as a point of accountability, helps you focus on getting that work […]

Notes: Deyan Sudjic on Sir Terence Conran RIP

  Deyan Sudjic on the late Sir Terence Conran on Last Word, BBC Radio 4, September 18th, 2020 He said that “Unless a designer really knows how to make something, they can’t really say they have finished designing it” He was a war baby, or the age of austerity. First experience at the Festival of […]

Review of The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christensen

The Innovator’s Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business by Clayton M. Christensen My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is one of the best books on innovation in the last 20 years. I read it in 2000 and still refer to it. Christensen’s core insight/argument is that businesses fight […]