Big breaks may not be big – ‘Seize the day’ may mean using small steps
26 Sep 2016
There is a lot of actually rather interesting discussion around at the moment on the subject of different people’s big break. As I write this, LinkedIn has been focusing on it for a couple of weeks and, yes, in all honesty, I have quite enjoyed it.
Carrying the torch – Are the Olympics really relevant to us?
2 Sep 2016
Don’t worry this not one of those cliché ridden articles about how we can all take inspiration from the Olympics and relate it to our working lives. In fact, the inspiration for this article came in a rather cynical moment when I saw a headline in a newspaper. It was all about some petty argument or other over something someone from one Olympic squad had said about the team GB effort or a similar topic.
Yes, something happened, but it’s business as usual
8 Aug 2016
We are now some weeks after a pretty big thing happened in UK politics. This, by the way, is not an article about that. I don’t know about you, but I am pretty much suffering from “B-word” fatigue now. This article is about something more day to day than huge political disruptions; it is about how we react to them.
Sometimes, and I suppose this is true if you run a business of any kind, when you analyse the in-house data you get an interesting result. In this case, it is also frankly a little worrying in the wider context.