If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him – John F. Kennedy In a world that seems hell bent on worshipping money and celebrity over the creativity and potential of human endeavour, setting out to study or work in […]

Christ, but that was a good day. The HR Game Changer UK chapter gathering at Wragge & Co.s Victorian, Addams Family-style mansion in London’s not-quite-trendy Holborn. With SoMe whirlwind, Perry Timms, taking the Bruce Forsyth slot, some of the UK’s best and brightest HR, OD and L&D minds took the torch from the enlightened souls […]

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default – J. K. Rowling ‘Fail Fast, Fail Often: How Losing Can Help You Win’ by Ryan Babineaux and John Krumboltz is just one […]

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring – George Santayana Autumn has always seemed to me to represent fresh beginnings much more than spring. It might be counterintuitive or reflective of some hidden naturist tendency, but I love the way in […]

Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm. – Hippocrates There’s been a bit of a hiatus on the blog while we (the family and I – I’ve not yet started to refer to myself in the plural like some minor royal) took time out for two weeks […]

Hell is other people Jean-Paul Sartre Plenty of people will tell you that Sartre had something else entirely in mind with this brief quotation. Whilst they may be right about Sartre’s intent, I do think he’s unintentionally hit on something we aren’t too comfortable with discussing when it comes to the world of work. Taken […]

If the business world learns anything at all from the football (soccer) world cup, quite frankly it deserves everything it gets.


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