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Sacrifice and Service

I’m really special.  I must be because everywhere I go companies are telling me how much they value me and that they are putting me first!  The fact that they are telling all of their customers the same thing and that very few of them seem to really serve me particularly well is rather annoying.  My bank keeps telling…See More
Nov 8, 2012
Roger Taylor replied to Steve Chapman's discussion Challenger Days Experiment
"Hilary Burns, Head of Org.Effectiveness at Co-op Financial Services, will also be joining us."
Nov 6, 2012
Roger Taylor replied to Steve Chapman's discussion Challenger Days Experiment
"Duncan Forbes and Cathryn Ingleton from Co-operative Food will be coming on Nov 27th, along with Ella Overshott of Co-Op Financial Services."
Oct 29, 2012
Asher Rickayzen commented on Roger Taylor's blog post Always On
"I have recently emerged from that strange experience that might be familiar to others of you, when I realise my habits are so deeply ingrained I am no longer able to see them for myself. I have told myself a story for a while about how much I would…"
Jun 8, 2012
Roger Taylor posted a blog post

Always On

I read recently that, in the UK, the impact of us all keeping our electrical devices on standby is the equivalent of 2 power stations worth of electricity and approximately 7% of UK energy consumption.  That got me thinking about how much of our own energy we spend in standby mode. It is only in the last 10 years or so that mobile technology has developed to enable the ‘always on’ executive.  Before that, once you left the office you were mostly incommunicado until you next crossed the…See More
Jun 8, 2012
Roger Taylor and Dr Peter Campbell Smith are now friends
Apr 17, 2012
susan sjuve commented on Roger Taylor's blog post Don't Tell Me You're Funny
"Roger, I agree with the points you make about the value and wisdom of management and leadership making genuine enquiries of their people to foster mutual understanding, and would add one other. It is perhaps obvious to say, but this works both ways.…"
Mar 21, 2012
Roger Taylor posted a blog post

Don't Tell Me You're Funny

One of the more intriguing aspects of my work is when I encounter organisations who create the pretence of consulting with employees over some significant change, but where the solution has already been designed behind closed doors. This activity is often dressed up in the rhetoric of engagement and co-creation but with little or…See More
Mar 13, 2012
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Feb 4, 2012
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Feb 4, 2012

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Sacrifice and Service

I’m really special.  I must be because everywhere I go companies are telling me how much they value me and that they are putting me first!  The fact that they are telling all of their customers the same thing and that very few of them seem to really serve me particularly well is rather annoying.  

My…

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Posted on November 7, 2012 at 9:00

Always On

I read recently that, in the UK, the impact of us all keeping our electrical devices on standby is the equivalent of 2 power stations worth of electricity and approximately 7% of UK energy consumption.  

That got me thinking about how much of our own energy we spend in standby mode. It is only in the last 10 years or so that mobile technology has developed to enable the ‘always on’ executive.  Before that, once you left the office you were mostly…

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Posted on March 13, 2012 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

Don't Tell Me You're Funny

One of the more intriguing aspects of my work is when I encounter organisations who create the pretence of consulting with employees over some significant change, but where the solution has already been designed behind closed doors. This activity is often dressed up in the rhetoric of engagement and…

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Posted on March 5, 2012 at 15:00 — 1 Comment

Of Course Its ***** Hard

Doing a bike ride in Southern France a few years ago I was riding up the final climb of the day, the legendarily tough Mt Ventoux. The’ Giant of Provence’ is over 1900 metres at its summit and is regarded as one of the…

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Posted on April 13, 2011 at 21:00

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