Nowhere is a lovable character who just can’t seem to make progress. But there’s always a way…
A blizzard of Post-it Notes
Show managers the whole system, then they might realise where the real issue lies. Then they can start thinking about a solution.
What's the problem?
An asteroid hurtles towards earth but people are still trying figure out where to park their cars. What’s the problem Nowhere?
No one has all the answers. What a relief!
It’s a relief to Nowhere to be able to shed the Alpha manager persona and become a little more human. Asking for help is a sign of strength.
Getting back to growing people
While most organisations need people, many will narrow it down to hiring only the 'right people'. But are the right people those who you can grow?
Make space for rough diamonds to shine
People from all walks of life enter the tech industry, even those without a BSc. Make way in your growth programme for people with a passion and polish them.
Grow a team that's eager
Developing the skills of your people shouldn't happen by chance. What if everyone who joined your organisation was given a plan to grow and teach?
Plans and custard
Plans are unpredictable, despite being planned! By definition, a plan is a model of the future – but that doesn't make it useless as long as it has value. If not, adapt!
Keep It Stupid Stupid
Coding on the client frontline is a delicate balancing act where what you leave out is as important as what you write in – and what you leave for others to work with.
Bye! You're the best
Becoming irreplaceable could be a risk to the business – and to your job! A team member can know so much that the simply business can't do without.
Make or break by fixing goals
How do you know if your teams are aligned and what's working if you don't have goals? Be systematic about the system's goals to avoid a make or break.
Download the full series of cartoon for Zoom backgrounds
You can download all of the above Nowhere Fast cartoons here, plus a few extra 'simple' versions in various colours...