Month: July 2005

The opposite effect

Sometime you do something and it has the opposite effect of what you intended. This is a problem at the best of times, and its a problem when your dealing with change. Maybe you want someone to do something. But actually asking them to do it can bring about a defensive reaction. For example, someone …

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Return from EuroPLoP 2005

I’ve just returned from the EuroPLoP conference in Germany. For those who’ve never been to a PLoP conference you don’t know what your missing – get along now! Anyone will do – except for the fact that I hear the original PLoP (outside of Chicago) has changed its atmosphere in the last couple of years …

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Getting ready for EuroPLoP

Well it is time of year again. On Wednesday I’m off on my annual pilgrimage to Munich – or rather a town about 80km West of Munich, all I’ll see of Munich is the airport. It is the annual European Patterns Language Conference – otherwise known as EuroPLoP. The original PLoP conference still happens outside …

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