“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” ― William James
Up to a point a person’s life is shaped by environment, heredity, and changes in the world about them. Then there comes a time when it lies within their grasp to shape the clay of their life into the sort of thing they wish it to be. Only the weak blame parents, their times, lackContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #661”
“If we can winter this one out, we can summer anywhere.“ Seamus Heaney https://www.seamusheaney.com/news-and-events/2020/4/10/if-we-winter-this-one-out-we-can-summer-anywhere
“The inquiry in England is not whether a man has talents and genius, but whether he is passive and polite and a virtuous ass and obedient to noblemen’s opinions in art and science. If he is, he is a good man. If not, he must be starved.” — William Blake 210503 #
In spite of Messrs Downes and Horne’s prophecy it didn’t. In much the same way that the death of dentistry has been prophesied many times in the 40 odd years of my involvement it hasn’t died, yet. Evolved, grown, changed in many ways certainly but rumours of its death have been greatly exaggerated. I rememberContinue reading “Video Killed The Radio Star…oh no it didn’t.”
I read this after meeting Michael Baker recently and being impressed with his ideas. When he couldn’t quite reconcile existing management theories with the real world he decided to write his own practical book. A fable of a newly appointed manager discovering that life after promotion isn’t quite as easy as it looks, it dealsContinue reading “The Weekend Read – PAMBO by Baker & Davies”
#The older I get the less I understand. From Jonty Bloom’s, blog: …..Just look at British Gas; it is in the middle of firing its engineers and re-hiring them on worse terms and conditions, I have not heard anything from the government on this and the reason is simple. They don’t care, in fact theyContinue reading “British Gas, how are Sid’s grandchildren?”
“Never miss a deadline. Never waste a word.” Alastair Cooke I should have listened more to those eight words….it would be easy to blame WordPress, which I find less than intuitive but that’s my problem and I should not seek the easy way.
“We are a culture of people who’ve bought into the idea that is we stay busy enough, the truth of our lives won’t catch up with us.” Brené Brown 19th April 2021
Thanks to Tony Barton from Red Kite for sharing. Tony was one of my teachers during my Coach Training.