People Laws (part 2)

This post continues the Laws of Development Physics as related to people elements that impact development. Continue Reading >

People Laws (part 1)

“…when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meager and unsatisfactory kind; it may be the beginning of knowledge, but you have scarcely in thought advanced to the stage of science, whatever the matter may be.”                                                                                                                   – Lord Kelvin “There is nothing new to be discovered in physics now. All that remains is more and more precise measurement.”                                                                                                                   – Lord Kelvin While most will differ with Lord Kelvin’s second statement from 1900, I am somewhat more agreeable with him on the first quote.  As … Continue Reading >

Are you a Resultant?

I was reading through some old notes this evening and ran across this idea:    Consultant:    – Delivers Reports    – Retains skill     Resultant:     – Delivers Results     – Transfers Skills While I don’t think I want to be called a “Resultant,” I like how simply this places a focus on generating valued results and outputs. It also reminds us that it’s not just about doing for and to clients; we are most valuable when we help clients achieve results that they can successfully repeat themselves.