How to Claw Back Some Time.

Not so long ago I was fortunate enough to trial “no e-mail Friday” for the Institute of Directors. It had the immediate effect that it gave me time to focus on areas of the business which need thinking time, and also to just get work done without being disturbed. No e-mail Friday is still a…

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The Key to Consistency.

I seem to have spent the last few weeks just writing. This has given me both sympathy with all those who are sitting exams at moment and hand cramp. I still like to write by hand as not only is this the easiest option on a train (which increasingly seems to be the place where…

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Reducing Canine Genetic Disease.

Read the article online here: Reducing Canine Genetic Disease Reducing Canine Genetic Disease – A pro bono OR project by Ian J Seath of www.improvement-skills.co.uk and Dr Sophie Carr of www.baysconsulting.co.uk for the Dachshund Breed Council. The article was published in the Operational Research Society’s Impact Magazine, Issue 5 (pages 22-25) and is available online…

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Fish and stats.

Over the past year Keen Marine and Bays Consulting have been working together on a study to support evidence-based ecological decision-making. The UK coastal zone supports a high diversity of fish species, many of which are caught by commercial fisheries as well as individual fisherman. Overall, the total value of the shellfish industry to the…

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My life with Bayes Theorem.

I’ve written, deleted, altered and tinkered with this blog more than any other. That’s probably because this is the one blog I’ve put off writing for as long as I can remember – it’s the blog that I thought would always be my first, but never finished. It’s not taken me ages to write this…

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