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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?...