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Setting a vision question rather than a vision statement

It is my role as Chair of Hazel Hill Trust to be the ‘vision holder’ for the project. There are lots of ways you can interpret what this…

What does regenerative design mean for engineers?

As I wrote in my last post, this summer I have been thinking about regenerative design, and what it means for engineers.  In the context of climate breakdown,…

Ticket to ride winning strategies – weekend engineering works

This week’s Weekend Engineering Works post is about Ticket to Ride winning strategies. The game involves racing against other players to build a network of railway lines across…

The magic moment when learning and teaching come alive

It is the moment I look for on my training courses. It is when participants switch from general interest in the topic or material to a moment of…

Approaching professional development as a professional

How do you make sure you get the most out of the investment you are making in your professional development? First you have to commit to doing the…

The power is in leaving a gap

So many things that I am working on at the moment lead me to the conclusion that there is power in the gaps. But I feel like for…

An action learning template for reaching any goal

I met with a friend earlier in the week to talk about setting some life goals. It’s a conversation we had had five years ago and then did…

#15 Show-notes – Oliver Broadbent interview by Alexie Sommer – Creativity, climate and clowning

I spend most of my time designing creativity training for engineers. In this episode we flip the format. Alexie Sommer, Independent Design and Communication Director and collaborator on…

Olafur Eliasson at the Tate + reflections on my own work

This week I have had the feeling that I have been struggling recently to find focus on my creative work. I have lots of projects on at the…

Keynote: How problem-based learning can save the world and make you happy too.

In November 2019 I was booked to deliver the keynote address for the University of Edinburgh Engineering Faculty’s away day. It was an opportunity to explore how the…