Category: Michael’s Happenings


A couple of snails were on the road before me yesterday morning. Not small ones, either, and not slithering along at a snail’s pace. They were massive, and they were going fast.

Having the Wrong Body

Athletes optimise their body for the unique demands of their chosen sport. A marathon runner develops a body that’s different to a sprinter. Likewise a gymnast and a sumo wrestler. A swimmer and a cyclist. A shotput thrower and a high jumper. Business “body types” are no different.

San Francisco

Last month I flew to San Francisco for a week of meetings. My new colleagues at Silverside were coming across for a conference the week of February 20, so we split the distance and met half way. We held three days of planning meetings for 2017 and then […]

A Change of Pace in 2017

In early 2013 I was attending a conference in the United States, and on the man-made beach at the hotel resort was introduced by one of my readers to her boss. It became evident fairly quickly that my interest in user adoption and collaboration strategy was commonly held […]