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If it sounds like writing, rewrite it.

What would I say to you if you were sitting opposite from me right now? (assuming I'm not having an 'introverted' moment). It's hard to say in advance... but hopefully...

The false economy of boxes

I’ve just been hiking in the wide open spaces of the Scottish Highlands, where I was turning my head to see the full extent of the sunset instead of my...

How to fix Mondays

Opening up your inbox on a Monday can be a grim experience.  Ideally you'll have done a few hours work before even contemplating it. Let's be realistic though: inbox avoidance...

Why rock the boat?

The status quo is here for a reason. It's best left unquestioned, to follow the rules, to stay inside the lines, to do as you're told. The status quo is...

Snipers gonna snipe

If you make a statement of opinion, snipers gonna snipe. If you dare to stir things up a bit, snipers gonna snipe. If you do things differently, snipers gonna snipe....

Why the world needs more you

Whilst researching my last article, I discovered that someone's written a book about how to think like Steve Jobs. Which goes by the grand title of...What Would Steve Jobs Do?...