Tag Archives: Learning

Chemical History…

I am a scientist. A chemist to be precise. I like data and detail. I like hypotheses and experiments. I like outcomes and analyses. Conclusions and learning. I don’t like hyperbole and exaggeration. I am unimpressed by emotion based arguments … Continue reading

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Silent Failure…

I learned a great deal from my PhD supervisor. I learned most when I was actually doing my PhD (seems like good news), but I have also learned a vast amount in hindsight. Hindsight learning doesn’t sound quite as good … Continue reading

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Hope’s Strategy…

Occasionally…well once as far as I remember…I was asked what I am good at. Frequently I use the line – if I am ever asked what I think I am good at, my reply is… In my mind at least … Continue reading

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First Slides…

I remember my first Chief Executive Officer. I guess more precise would be that I remember the first time I interacted with a CEO. I had been asked to make a presentation. And to wear a suit. I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Wishful Regrets…

Six years. I know it’s been six years because so many of my friends and colleagues have been sending me congratulatory messages. It’s one of the best things about social media in our industry. We see alerts on each other … Continue reading

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Historical Revision…

So I always thought that history was simply what happened. And if it was history that happened to me or near me or around me then my version of history was going to be accurate…‘I know because I was there’. … Continue reading

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Team Creations…

I was in the UK last week. No travel after a lot of travel. Time to catch up instead of trying to catch up. Catch up with my family, with my work, with my time zones and with my sleep. … Continue reading

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