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Examined Your Navel Recently?

I took myself on an away day this week. It was horrible. I sat in the sun in 21 degrees in a beautiful garden in the Cotswolds thinking and reflecting. The fluff is pink and green since you asked. We … Continue reading

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Want To Bump Off Your Boss?

  Tempting? Many people are having to re-apply for their own job in the public sector. If you were to apply for your own job now, would you, or would you rather have your boss’ job? It might feel like … Continue reading

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And I Quote “….

“The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.” Mozart If you enjoyed this quote, why not opt in to get our free monthly bulletins which include one inspiring quote per bulletin. Click … Continue reading

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Have You Got A ‘Chip On The Shoulder?’

It’s a weird expression isn’t it; ‘Chip on the shoulder’. I don’t know where the expression comes from and whether it’s a “a bit missing kind of chip” or a potato chip?!  My interpretation of what it means is that … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever And How To Cure It

Do you find that there are certain tasks that you can procrastinate for England about rather than do? Would you rather pluck your nasal hair than do them? I am pretty decisive by nature, but there are a couple that … Continue reading

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Exponential Delays And I’m Not Talking Trains

I read somewhere once that things take on average 42% longer than you think they will. Increase the number of people involved in a project, and a dollop of post credit crunch risk aversion, and it’s probably more like 85% … Continue reading

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Do you feel too small to be effective? Mosquitos aren’t.

I love this quote:  “Anyone who thinks that they are too small to make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room. “ Christie Todd Whitman Sometimes it can feel difficult doing everything yourself … Continue reading

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