Are we failing our profession?

Every year we discuss hot trends and the latest fads, but are we failing our profession by always chasing the shiny and new?

On this week’s GoodPractice Podcast, Ross Garner and Owen Ferguson are joined by HMRC’s Andrew Jacobs to discuss.

Show notes

Andrew blogs at

For more on why people love horoscopes so much, check out the ‘Barnum Effect’ on Wikipedia: 

The Innovators Dilemma is available from Amazon: 

The book Ross referenced was Chess by Stefan Zweig: 

Andrew told us all about the word ‘procrastiworking’: 

The Lexus ad, written by AI, is covered here: 

If you were wondering what Ross’ ‘electric sheep’ comment was about, it’s a reference to the Philip K. Dick book that was filmed as Blade Runner.

Finally, the Sourtoe Cocktail was covered by Atlas Obscura: 

Sleigh bells used courtesy of GowlerMusic ( / CC BY3.0

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