Weeknotes s2e1

Week commencing 9th November 2020. New weeknotes format this week, weeknotes were becoming to labour intensive with less and less value so i’m borrowing a format from Si, who in...

Weeknotes #20

Week commencing 2nd November 2020. After this week, I have four weeks left in my current role before I head off somewhere new. As part of me leaving, we’re looking...

Weeknotes #19

Week commencing 22nd June 2020. Weeknotes. They’re back! I’ve decided to start writing again which has been amazing and a long time coming. There’s a good reason why I have...

Weeknotes #18

Week commencing 27th January 2020. This week I started with a slightly different tact, to start a new more conscious habit. Monday now starts with a self check-in and plan....

Weeknotes #17

Week commencing 13th January 2020. I’m returning to weeknotes and giving myself a fresh start. I made one borked attempt to write something over Christmas and New Year which is...

Weeknotes #16

Week commencing 4th November 2019. Before I start, I should point out, writing notes this week is particularly difficult. I unintentionally took two weeks off from #weeknotes because the last...

Weeknotes #15

Week commencing 14th October 2019. We did it, another week down, more stories to be shared. In an effort to share more with those nearby, I met up with Adam...

Weeknotes #14

Week commencing 7th October 2019. Brace yourself, there’s a lot here. No I’m not apologising for that. On Monday morning, we moved to the middle of an open-plan office. There’s...

Weeknotes #13

Week commencing 30th September 2019. This week was unusual, I feel empty and unproductive but I know I’ve learned a lot. This will probably be quite a ridiculous list of...

Weeknotes #12

Week commencing 23rd September 2019. Focus for the week This week got off to a slow start, after a week off, that’s pretty much always the way. I actually quite...

Weeknotes #9

Week commencing 2nd September 2019. Focus for the week This week started pretty slowly after a traumatic weekend in hospital with my wife, running around to try and keep her...

Weeknotes #8

Week commencing 26th August 2019. This week was really short and mostly a week off with family, doing things together, outside. Rather than write up my week, here’s a photo...

Weeknotes #7

Week commencing 19th August 2019. Focus for the week The week kicked off with a service improvement board for LGSS Revenues and Benefits, we talked through the current programme of...

Weeknotes #6

Week commencing 12th August 2019. Focus for the week Support / DevOps maturity has been a big focus for this week. There have been a continuous number of changes needed...

Weeknotes #5

Week commencing 5th August 2019. Focus for the week This is the week that was tough but so rewarding. We had review meetings for two of our apprentices, which went...

Weeknotes #4

Week commencing 29th July 2019. Focus for the week This week I’m covering for our Head of service who’s taking a much deserved break. My focus is pretty much making...

Weeknotes #3

Week commencing 22nd July 2019. I switched up the format of these again, borrowing from Matthew Cain as I really liked the questions that his heading prompted. So here goes;...

Weeknotes #1

Strategy writing I’ve just started working on a ‘systems strategy’ for the Revenues and Benefits service at LGSS. The service runs Council Tax, Housing Benefit, Business Rates, Blue Badge and...