Embrace Procrastination

Monday, January 3, 2011

Procrastination; to defer action; delay: to put off till another day or time; to procrastinate until an opportunity is lost. Today I’ve done a brilliant job of procrastinating….

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Look outside of what you know

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Innovation isn’t about a single eureka moment; it’s about a series of thoughts and connections that combine to create something new. Einstein didn’t sit in a darkened room…

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Dare to do and notice more

Sunday, December 12, 2010

I love living in London.  Even though the tube is dirty and crowded, people don’t talk to each other, its expensive, grubby and the transport system is so…

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Change your Facebook profile picture to a cartoon and help protect children. How does that work then?

Monday, December 6, 2010

I’m fascinated by people’s behavior generally. One of my favorite pastimes is people watching and now I can people-watch online from the comfort of my sofa. Last weekend…

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If I had to live my life over

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Today I stumbled across this inspirational piece; written by 85-year-old Nadine Stair. If I had to live my life over I’d dare to make more mistakes next time….

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Dear Cretins, the balance of power is shifting

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Responding to your customers needs and providing them with an exceptional service is basic common sense. It’s also very important. “Quality in a service or product is not…

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Wrongology

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Being wrong – or ‘failing’ has to be up there in the top 10 most feared things list with public speaking and spiders. Kathryn Schulz’s new book Being…

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Mindfulness – don’t wait for a crisis

Saturday, September 11, 2010

On Wednesday I went to the RSA to listen to Dr Jonty Heaversedge, GP and Ed Halliwell, co-authors of “The Mindful Manifesto” and Tim Parks, celebrated author of…

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Isles of Scilly – Food for the Soul

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

In July I spent a wonderful week on The Isles of Scilly, an archipelago of islands 28 miles off the southwest tip of Cornwall. The Isles of Scilly…

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imagine the stories of the Zenobia

Monday, June 28, 2010

Zenobia was a 3rd century Syrian queen of the Palmyrene Empire, who led a famous revolt against the Roman Empire. The Zenobia is also one of the top…

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