Ben Holliday

This is my blog where I’ve been writing for 18 years. You will find posts about digital transformation, design and leadership. You can also find me on Bluesky, less frequently now on X (formally Twitter), and on LinkedIn. In 2022 I published a book for TPXimpact, Multiplied.


Some principles for blogging

Anxiety labels and emotional needs

Mark making and broad strokes (learning to throw out your toolbox)

Art is emotive

Earning your optimism

The gift of giving away your best work


Leaving DWP Digital

2016 – End of year review

Everyday is an opportunity to write something

Knowing when to fight and when not to fight

Reasons to get up pt1


Be kind. Start with yourself

Service design in London, and everything else that happened

Grounded: the things that made me smile this morning

2015 – Keep going

Hold your nerve

The last 12 months

2008 – What Happened?