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Andrew Mills
London
Andrew Mills currently works for the UK government in an interim position, where he is accountable for advising government departments on their Internet strategy. Prior to this he won't mention for fear of offending delicate temperaments. He is presently based in London.
Interests: New media, digital, technology, social media, innovation
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Good luck James.
Toggle Commented Jan 20, 2011 on Some personal news at BankerVision
The benefits of being a Dad are numerous but if anybody ever tells you being a Dad is easy or never bad, then they're lying (or they have a full-time live-in nanny). I can rattle off the negatives - the loss of sleep, the lack of "me" time, the cost and of course there is the "chain reaction cry". When the chain reaction cry breaks out it sends a shiver down my spine. I cringe. Panic sets in and I fumble around in desperation trying to re-establish peace and quiet. There are few things more terrifying for me. I would... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2010 at Being a Generation X Dad
As I stood in the doorway to the playroom this morning, watching my two boys set upon their toys, I was reminded of the scene in the movie Gladiator where Russell Crowe is astride his horse, waving his sword menacingly and roaring "Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war!" The scene in the movie following these words was one of carnage, as too was the scene before me. The boys were attacking their toys with a similar ferocity to that displayed in the movie and the aftermath of their play was comparable to a war zone. Welcome to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2010 at Being a Generation X Dad
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Jun 30, 2010
Not the most positive or uplifting opening post to start this blog with but it's something that's on my mind and I feel like having a rant. From first hand experience, I know small companies are renowned for their nimbleness and ability to react/respond quickly. Within such an environment, innovation can flourish. However, when the company grows to a certain point it enters those "awkward teenage" years (the mid-size company stage) and, generally speaking, dismisses the importance of innovation. Instead the management of the company adopt a strategy of "living on past glories". Unsurprisingly, with their back turned on innovation,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2010 at Innovation and Strategy
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