A post-it note in the book The Tiger Who Came to Tea, the post it reads “Inciting Incident, compels the hero (that’s us) to action that leads to change”As digital people working in government, we’re often called upon to talk about our work, but sometimes we get bogged down in detail or stifled by structure, and … Continue reading Telling the story of your project… using The Tiger Who Came to Tea.
Have you been to one of our events and want to share what you learned, or is there something you’d like to tell the world about? Find out how we can help.Some people using their laptops at One Team Gov GlobalHi I’m Sam, and I’m just a small part of the One Team Gov community, recently we’ve … Continue reading Want to write something for One Team Gov?
I’m trying to more regularly retro my weeknotes practice to see what it is giving to me and what I might want to change.Quick stats10 weeknotes episodes over 12 weeks1 x quicknotes from One Team Gov breakfast1 x post about UK Gov Camp11 x One Team Gov blogs that I hit the publish button for (after … Continue reading Weeknotes S6 retro
What happened?60!I’ve been meaning to sit down and think about the detail of my writing and try and work out a few things so that I can think a bit more about how I take my blogging forward in 2019.Then I saw that Dan had done a retro and thought, yep, that’s totally what I … Continue reading Blogging Retro 2018
A collection of some of the most commonly used #weeknotes formats to help you get startedSteve Messer recently posed a question to the weeknotes community:“Is there a list of formats, #weeknotes crew? Let me know!”So that got me thinking…. We all have a slightly different way of going about this thing that we are doing, and … Continue reading Weeknote styles
I don’t have any, ok? Sorry to disappoint.As a generally anxious person I always find new year difficult. It’s very easy for an anxious brain to move from planning to over-planning, and from that to listing all the things which are wrong/broken. This can either result in mad action, or it’s equal opposite apathy, neither … Continue reading No resolutions.
So, what’s the point of all this then?Data.weeknotesTotal Words: 11,406 (2,565 less than S01)Most used words: people (42) team (59) good (54) thinking (35)Most mentions: Dan (17! Thats 1.7 appearances per episode)Made using tag crowd and scribbled on with my apple pencil.Most read: Episode 7Least read: Episode 3 (but has a great link to an article about … Continue reading Weeknotes S02 Retrospective
Inspired by Dan.I really enjoyed Dan’s tasty word salad and stats so I thought I would do a little one for myself based on S01 of my weeknotes to see what I would find.Words and phrasesTotal words: 13,971Instances of the words work/ing: 137Instances of the words weeknote / weeknoters / weeknoting: 42Instances of the word good: 57Instances … Continue reading Weeknote statz