The Monday Morning Quote #333 – Poems in August #5

If If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, OrContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #333 – Poems in August #5”

Want to get a handle on Occlusion?

Want to get a handle on occlusion? The British Society for Occlusal studies has been at the forefront of the teaching of occlusion to dentists in the UK for a quarter of a century. Their three day course to be held in Birmingham is one that I thoroughly recommend. Details are available from the websiteContinue reading “Want to get a handle on Occlusion?”

Are your customers avoiding you?

I like, and sometimes even admire, the advertising industry, at its very top end it is entertaining and memorable. Most of it is not, it’s mundane, repetitive and unimaginative. I thoroughly enjoyed John Hegarty’s book and think that he and a lot of his colleagues are very bright, creative thinkers. I have read about DavidContinue reading “Are your customers avoiding you?”

The Monday Morning Quote #332 – Poems in August #4

Happy The Man Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call today his own: He who, secure within, can say, Tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today. Be fair or foul, or rain or shine The joys I have possessed, in spite of fate, are mine. Not Heaven itself, uponContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #332 – Poems in August #4”

The Weekend Read – Triggers by Marshall Goldsmith

One of the biggest challenges that we all face is change. Marshall Goldsmith is one of the world’s leading executive coaches and he hasn’t got there by failing to help his clients succeed. To do so he has to be able to walk the talk in his own life and this book reflects how hisContinue reading “The Weekend Read – Triggers by Marshall Goldsmith”

A Doctor’s Sword

Susan & I went to the multiplex cinema in Bantry last night to see the documentary film “A Doctor’s Sword”. The late Pete McCarthy wrote that, “you should never pass a bar with your name on it” and his travelog “McCarthy’s Bar” features a (photoshopped) photograph of MacCarthy’s bar in Castletownbere on the Beara peninsula.Continue reading “A Doctor’s Sword”

The Monday Morning Quote #331 – Poems in August #3

The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim,Continue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #331 – Poems in August #3”

The Monday Morning Quote #330 – Poems in August #2

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had forked no lightning they Do not goContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #330 – Poems in August #2”