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Analytical

Maybe you haven’t analysed it enough? Calculated Choices. Carefully Considered. Absolutely Analytical.


Welcome to Analytical


28th May 2016

Analytical is a solo podcast where I talk about ideas and concepts I’ve come across over decades of Engineering relating to design, managing people and projects and so on. Essentially anything that doesn’t really fit into my other shows but I still find interesting. I try to be careful, considered and calculated in how I do business in my career. I may not have always succeeded, and I suppose I always felt like if something went well or didn’t go well and I wasn’t…more...

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Episode 12: Better


17th March 2017

How people justify the idea that anything you can do, I can do better is questionable at best.

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Episode 11: Inspiration


24th February 2017

Are all people, events or places constructively inspirational or are they distractionally inspirational, and how we can tell which to explore.

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Episode 10: Honesty


3rd February 2017

If someone says that they're about to be honest with you, beyond its overuse as an expression, does that actually mean they're being honest?

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Episode 9: Focus


30th December 2016

When you're trying to get something done, John's Hierarchy of Focus is how I shut out the noise and get things done.

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Episode 8: Authority


16th December 2016

When asked at a self improvement course what Authority meant, the answer they got wasn't what they bargained for.

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Episode 7: Winning


4th December 2016

Winning or losing are concepts taken from games. When you think you've won or lost an opportunity, is it really winning or losing?

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Episode 6: Advancement


7th October 2016

Advancement in an organisation isn't a straight-forward thing and there's no one easy answer, but if you want to give yourself the best chance, I have some suggestions.

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Episode 5: Teachers


23rd September 2016

Teachers and teaching is an undervalued skill set and I try to correct a somewhat dismissive mangled old adage.

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Episode 4: Jerks


12th August 2016

Beyond the ad-hominem nature of dismissing another persons ideas because you think they're a jerk, what does this behaviour tell us about ourselves, and who's the actual jerk?

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When you're hired by a company the role we end up doing often changes. How do we balance what needs to be done with giving people what they want to do.

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