David Hepworth on Trump. “He has no principles. Therefore he has nothing to hide.”

  I know that the 45th President is a very easy target but that shouldn’t diminish this elegant, excellent piece by David Hepworth. Full piece here It concludes: This is not a man that anybody looks at and thinks, “he represents my values or my country”. Nobody would lend him their lawnmower. He’s a televisionContinue reading “David Hepworth on Trump. “He has no principles. Therefore he has nothing to hide.””

The Weekend Read – What they don’t teach you at Harvard Business School by Mark H McCormack

First published in 1984, I see that it is still one of the top sellers in the Business sections of airport book shops. Its very longevity proves that it either must have something going for it or because it has always been popular it must be good. Well you pays your money and you takesContinue reading “The Weekend Read – What they don’t teach you at Harvard Business School by Mark H McCormack”

30 years on…thanks for the lessons Dad.

My father retired from work 30 years ago and, had he lived, would have been 95 today. He left school in 1938 aged 16 and started work for WH Smith & Son leaving them in 1954 to join the publishers and stationers William Collins where he finally became sales director.   I keep a framed copy of this profile on my workroom wallContinue reading “30 years on…thanks for the lessons Dad.”

Building A 21st Century Brand

From the “The Story of Telling”, and as always, well worth a read. Full article here Forty years ago a brand was an identifier. Branding was what we did to the outside of a product or service after it was conceived and created. Brands became tales woven to increase visibility and memorability using design, cleverContinue reading “Building A 21st Century Brand”

The Weekend Read – The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

I have recently read this book for the third time in 12 years. It was a gift from my coach just after I completed the sale of my practice in 2005. Presumably he identified my proclivity for procrastination which has frequently led me away from the right direction, if not always entirely in the wrongContinue reading “The Weekend Read – The War of Art by Steven Pressfield”

In case you missed..TGBSL #24

TGBSL? see here… 1 Natural tooth repair method, using Alzheimer’s drug, could revolutionise dental treatments. A new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer’s drug has been discovered by a team of researchers at King’s College London. Following trauma or an infection, the inner, soft pulp ofContinue reading “In case you missed..TGBSL #24”