Into the public square

Sockmonkey had a successful year last year, with some great projects to work on with clients both existing and new. But I’m not one to rest on my laurels. And so I’m working on some exciting new plans for 2023. One of them is to get more involved in public discussion and debate around the things that I do and the sectors that I work with. What Alan Weiss calls ‘being in the public square’. And it starts here.

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Engaging with stakeholders

There are some words that I dislike greatly, but that I find myself using because I can’t think of a better alternative. ‘Incentivise’ is one. ‘Disbenefits’ is another. But my all-time least favourite is far more commonplace: ‘stakeholders’. Yet while I cringe inwardly just typing the word, the concept is an important one. Indeed, your understanding of your organisation’s stakeholders could mean the difference between success and failure. Continue reading “Engaging with stakeholders”