Reflections on guest-hosting #HampshireHour

Last week I had the pleasure of guest hosting #HampshireHour. In case you’re not already familiar with it, #HampshireHour is a weekly, hour-long chat on Twitter every Tuesday evening 8-9pm. It’s very informal and to join in all you need to do is tweet using the #HampshireHour hashtag. It’s a great opportunity for businesses to connect … Read moreReflections on guest-hosting #HampshireHour

Unconferences: “Engineering Serendipity”

I rather like the phrase: “Engineering Serendipity” which – as I choose to interpret it – means something like ‘creating conditions which maximise the chances of good stuff happening’. I’ll come back to engineering serendipity a bit later. Please bear with me in the meantime, however, as I veer off-course to talk briefly about TV … Read moreUnconferences: “Engineering Serendipity”

Here’s one we prepared earlier: From idea to unconference session

If you have read the first three posts on this blog, you’ll understand some of what is going to happen at the WinchBiz Unconference. There’s less than a week to go, and ideas for sessions are already well underway. CitizenLab: a place to rehearse ideas ahead of the unconference CitizenLab makes it easier for people … Read moreHere’s one we prepared earlier: From idea to unconference session

Confessions of an Unconference Virgin…

This post was originally published on Catherine Turness’ LinkedIn. I’m very much looking forward to the Winchbiz Unconference on Friday although I have to confess, I am an unconference virgin! So akin to a curious teenager asking their peers who have proudly lost their virginity, what does it feel like?, a sense of intrigue washes over me. We … Read moreConfessions of an Unconference Virgin…

Arrangements for the #Winchbiz Unconference

This is the second in a series of posts about the WinchBiz unconference, which takes place on Friday 2nd March 2018. In case you missed it, the first post was Introducing WinchBiz. This post is intended for attendees, and provides a ‘quick gist’ of what to expect on the day. Quick Gist Because this is … Read moreArrangements for the #Winchbiz Unconference