Over the edge into 2021

As we teeter to the end of 2020 and into an uncertain 2021 I realised I’d seen it somewhere before. Around fifty years ago, with the film “The Italian Job”, which ends with the bus, full of gold, balanced precariously over the edge of a cliff following a crash, and Michael “Boris” Cain looking forContinue reading “Over the edge into 2021”

Standing on the Sun

Just a moment ago, in the sixteenth century, Copernicus caused a bit of a stir. He postulated that the Sun was the centre of the Solar System, rather than the Earth. Cue much huffing and puffing by Ptolemy and the Establishment. It was a Paradigm Shift. It was a revolution in the making. Paradigm shiftContinue reading “Standing on the Sun”

The negative scale effect..

Scale is so alluring. All that coverage, all that income. Scaling is an industry. Growth Coaches, Scale up Experts. 1.3 billion items listed on Google. Craft Coaching. Much less popular. 64 million listed on Google. Yet craft is where it all starts. Somewhere, right at the beginning of the product or service was someone dedicatedContinue reading “The negative scale effect..”

Possibility

Are we seeing a return to craft? Where do we go when we understand volume and scale are losing their lustre, and when the mantra of constant growth becomes recognised for the absurdity it has always been? When we can make or replicate almost anything, anywhere, and replace even the most complicated routine professional skillsContinue reading “Possibility”