"Managers learn from the meaning they give to experience, not from the experience itself, and they give meaning to experience by reflecting" Sievert & Daudelin 1999 This is a pretty powerful idea - you don't just learn from your experiences but you learn from reflecting on those experiences. During my career I have seen some … Continue reading Learning from your mistakes as a manager
How do you encourage reflection in your work life? Do you actively dedicate time to reflection or is it something you do when you realise you've made the same old mistake again? In learning we know that reflection is the most important part of the process: "We do not learn from experience... We learn from … Continue reading Reflective Practice
It's February!! (?) I don't know how this has happened. I returned to work last Wednesday after 10 days holidaying in New Zealand, which consisted of visiting family and friends, threatening to kidnap my nephew and bring him to Australia as carry-on luggage. Normal family stuff. It was wonderful to reset myself - I didn't … Continue reading It’s February?!