Category: innovation

Canvas collection – A list of visual templates

I have been using in my coaching, facilitation and training work,the very well known Business Model Canvas from the best selling book Business Model Generation, pretty much since it came out. Off the back of that, I got involved in the crowd sourced follow up book… Continue reading

Show and Tell – Sketchnote

Just a quick sketchnote on Dan Roam’s book “Show and Tell”:

Innovation in my context – Activity 6 H817

This blog pieces is part of my ongoing course on H817 at the Open University: Activity 6 asks us to consider innovation in our context. My chosen context is my work at the Open University as an Associate Lecturer on the B629 course. Defining what the course… Continue reading

Compendium software – Act5 Part 2 H817

These are my thoughts and notes around Compendium software in its relation to being innovative. To quote the Compendium Institute (2016): “Compendium is a software tool providing a flexible visual interface for managing the connections between information and ideas.” In my previous part of this… Continue reading

Making habits, breaking habits – book summary

These are my raw notes that I took as I was reading “Making Habits, breaking habits” by Jeremy Dean who is the creator of the excellent PsyBlog.   1 – Birth of a habit 21 Days habit forming myth comes from Dr Maltz (1960 Psycho-Cybernetics) and… Continue reading

Mini habits – Book summary

These are the raw notes I made as I read Stephen Guise’s book on Mini Habits. I decided to read this book due to the crossover with the work of BJ Fogg on Tiny Habits. Mini Habits – Introduction People struggle with change: Big intentions… Continue reading

Dots, Spans and Paths – Personal change

Starting or continuing habits is pretty tricky for most people, as they do not consider the impact of the B=MAT formula. BJ Fogg in his work at Stanford has developed a simple grid to explain all of the permutations of behaviour / personal change. Each of… Continue reading

Thinking Tools – DATT

This is the third of ten blog articles around concepts that have had a significant on me as a manager, leaders, coach and facilitator. When considering to change career in my very early twenties and get into working in people performance improvement in organisation I… Continue reading

Video: Coaching in organisations

Not a long post really, just a short video from the International Coach Federation who have certified me as a Professional Certified Coach around coaching in organisations. Many thanks for visiting and watching, Andi Roberts

ChangeWorks ChangeGrid Certified

Yesterday (Wednesday 3rd July 2013) I completed my ChangeWorks ChangeGrid Certification. What is ChangeWorks®? ChangeWorks is a system that applies the principles, insights, tools and techniques of “Tension Management” to supporting the change process at the individual, team and organizational levels. The focus of ChangeWorks… Continue reading

Pinterest – A social selling tool

I have seen for a while now people preaching about the value of Pinterest. As someone who used business social media to develop sales and who delivers training workshops around social selling I was interested in seeing how it could be utilised but was fairly… Continue reading