You will know I’m a fan of Seth Godin. I’m also a fan of Billions, I know it’s hedonist escapism but no-one’s perfect right? Anyway a few episodes ago Seth Godin’s concept of The Dip was discussed. It’s that period after the rose glow of initial endeavour, when the hard work becomes almost insurmountable, but […]Read more "The Dip – when to stick, when to quit."
At the end of what must be the most disappointing week personally I’ve had in recent years, it was a joy and a delight to be involved in the judging of the Construction News Rising Star awards 2018 in London. I was a late substitute for her majesty Alison Watson MBE who had gone to […]Read more "A new hope…not Star Wars!"
Sexy I know, great eye catching title! However I believe that Su Butcher leading this charge supported by the Alliance is going to do some great work in facilitating our way through what has become a bit of a jungle. We need data to be sexy, we need data to be the new black. We want […]Read more "UK BIM Alliance – Product Data Working Group – the new sexy?!"
Had my car washed last week. D+T in Leatherhead, you might know them, just off junction 9 of the M25. A little plug here, but I don’t mind, I’ll tell you why. #excellencecomesasstandard That’s what these guys do. Every time. No ifs buts or cream cheese. They do the business. They are to car washing […]Read more "Lean meets car wash…."
We held our latest quarterly Alliance forum last week. We had to get a bigger room at the IET in Savoy Place. (Big shout out to Rick Hartwig and the IET team for their constant support – thank you guys!) Around 75 of us were together to listen to the latest update on the progress […]Read more "UK BIM Alliance – The end………..of the beginning!*"
“Developing the next generation of construction professionals!” A varied team of people from across the industry have come together as a collaborative consortium – Team Prometheus – to support a school in Essex with delivery of the DesignEngineerConstruct! curriculum developed by construction education specialists Class Of Your Own. Our support will include assisting teachers with […]Read more "The Deanes Academy – Class Of Your Own"
Greetings earth people! I don’t often do this but I want to point you to a blog by Tom Jarman on the theme of “Modernise or Die” , the report by Mark Farmer last year. Check it out here: Tom Jarman Blog This is from a housing perspective – enjoy! Cheers! :o) Ciao ciao! JOHN.Read more "Last one out, turn off the lights…….."