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BDA Organisational Memebers Day ̵...

BDA Organisational Memebers Day – 15 June 2017

I am very pleased to have been asked to speak about the rise of the “Chief Dyslexic Officer” at this BDA event in June.  Also speaking will be individuals from Microsoft, the BBC, Exceptional People, ACAS and the BDA.  Please do consider joining us… and if you have any questions, do get in touch with either me, […]

Inbox epiphany – dyslexics and ...

Inbox epiphany – dyslexics and email

I’ve been using email since about 1990. In fact, I introduced it to the company I worked for at that time. You’d have thought that, with all that practice, I’d have got it right by now… but sadly not so! However, I have recently found a new way to handle it, which is working far […]

Matrix management and project working...

Matrix management and project working offer particular challenges for dyslexics

Professional service organisations such as accountants, management consultancies, civil engineers, systems integrators and many others, form temporary teams of people to deliver projects for clients. Those teams last as long as they are needed and disband once the project is completed. This means that within this type of organisation, working patterns, colleagues and lines of […]

Seriously, I have to fill in a timesh...

Most professional services organisations use time sheets in one firm or another, to capture details of the time that our people spend on client work for example. This normally involves the weekly capture of hours worked on individual client projects as well as non chargeable activity like training or business development. Many dyslexics find time […]

Should we measure the performance of ...

Should we measure the performance of dyslexics differently?

How do you measure the performance of someone with a complex pattern of strengths and weaknesses? Do you ignore the weaknesses and focus on the strengths, take an average of both or use some other method? Do you treat them as an individuals or compare them to their peers, who are likely to have a […]

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