Roundup – January 2019

Well, hello! It’s been a while. The monthly research roundup had a Christmas break. I was too busy eating chocolate and watching films. I hope you were too. Feels a long time ago already, doesn't it? But it’s back now! How exciting. I’ve been pretty busy over the last...

Monthly roundup (November 2018)

I came across a quote on Twitter last month that captured perfectly my view of how data should be used. I’m going to blog about it later this month, but for now soak up the most beautifully constructed 12 words I’ve seen for some time, courtesy of Andy Reeve of Impact...

Monthly roundup (October 2018)

Stuff from little old me However hard something is, you can always learn from it. I conveniently learnt 26.2 things from running a marathon earlier in the month. And these go beyond the discipline of running. They feel like a metaphor for work and life. Thanks to...

Monthly roundup (September 2018)

What's consultation got in common with my dogs? Well, let me tell you, more than you might think. And to be more specific, I found there’s a lot to learn about consultation from letting my dogs out for a wee. I blogged about this earlier in September. Comments on the...

Monthly roundup (August 2018)

Earlier in the week I wrote about the importance of the design stage. I think that applies to most disciplines, but I focused on research and consultation. I say focused, my blogs do have a habit of getting distracted. This one randomly features Kevin Keegan’s...

Monthly roundup (July 2018)

Last month I managed to write a blog about the importance of comms in the research process. It got picked up by the lovely comms2point0 guys and I was blown away by the reaction on Twitter. It’s nice to be nice. I’ve also blogged about sharing practice in local...

Monthly roundup (June 2018)

Why are you even reading this? I mean, it’s nearly 30 degrees outside. If you’re in the office, go home and enjoy your weekend! The answer may also be because you signed up to my monthly email, so thanks! You’ve cost me a £1 (but it goes to charity I suppose). It...