Thinking

If you don’t do the little things the bigs things will never happen

This week I spent an evening the company of David Gurteen, who is the wonderful human being behind the “Knowledge Café” series. This particular evening we were at the NHS London Leadership Academy. The conversation was, as usual, wide-ranging and challenging, particularly looking at how leaders can be meaningfully attentive, bridging the requirements to both deliver and to care in… Read more →

Machines Learning You

This was triggered by one of those “Top ten concerts” memes that went around Facebook, where you post your 9 favourite concerts and a 10th that is “a lie” – i.e. one you haven’t been to. There was a similar idea with a twist asking people: “What’s something you’ve done that you’re reasonably confident you’re the only person on my… Read more →

From Big Data to Bioinformatics and Genomics

A few people have asked me what areas I am working on currently, so here’s a quick synopsis. I am still speaking regularly (I even got called a “science communicator” recently – I’m not entirely sure about that one!), but the bulk of my time continues to be spent on my executive roles, applying big data skills and psychology to business challenges,… Read more →