A Manager’s Manifesto from Bartleby

The ever reliable Bartleby in The Economist has come up with “A Manager’s Manifesto for 2020”. If you can’t be bothered to read the whole thing or even the headings then dwell on the conclusion: Will following these eight rules lead to instant business success? Of course not. None of this will work if theContinue reading “A Manager’s Manifesto from Bartleby”

What to learn from aircraft??

Earl Weiner Among them: Every device creates its own opportunity for human error. Exotic devices create exotic problems. Digital devices tune out small errors while creating opportunities for large errors. Invention is the mother of necessity. Some problems have no solution. It takes an airplane to bring out the worst in a pilot. Whenever youContinue reading “What to learn from aircraft??”

The Ten Rules of Anti-Social Media (according to Alan Stevens)

(#1 in a series of newsletters that I recommend) I didn’t write this but I am happy to share it. The writer was Alan Stevens, The Media Coach, and it came from his excellent, free weekly newsletter available at www.mediacoach.co.uk THE TEN RULES OF ANTI-SOCIAL MEDIA I didn’t coin the phrase “anti-social media”, but I didContinue reading “The Ten Rules of Anti-Social Media (according to Alan Stevens)”

Chris Baker on the Dos and Don’ts of Email Marketing

A great article that first appeared in Dentistry.  Written by Chris Baker from Corona Dental Marketing. As a practice, one of your most valuable resources is your existing patient database. The most cost-effective way to communicate with this base is via email – this is why you need to be doing it. Here are myContinue reading “Chris Baker on the Dos and Don’ts of Email Marketing”

The Weekend Read – Top 10 Books from 2013

Not all these were published in 2013, it took me until 2013 to get around to reading them. Wilfull Blindness by Margaret Heffernan. I have been trying to get any and everyone in medecine & dentistry to read this. The book explores how wilful blindness develops and then goes on to outline some of theContinue reading “The Weekend Read – Top 10 Books from 2013”

10 Actions To Take Your Leadership and Management Success To The Next Level by Duncan Brodie

Nice piece by Duncan Brodie. 10 Actions To Take Your Leadership and Management Success To The Next Level Action 1: Do an honest self assessment It might be tough to do but if you are serious about moving forward, you need to take a long hard look at where you are right now in termsContinue reading “10 Actions To Take Your Leadership and Management Success To The Next Level by Duncan Brodie”

The Monday Morning Quote #68

“Nine requisites for contented living: Health enough to make work a pleasure. Wealth enough to support your needs. Strength to battle with difficulties and overcome them. Grace enough to confess your sins and forsake them. Patience enough to toil until some good is accomplished. Charity enough to see some good in your neighbor. Love enoughContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #68”

The Foundations For Great Achievement – Philip Humbert

From the consistently excellent Philip Humbert who’s weekly newsletter is a constant inspiration. If there is only one newsletter you receive make sure that it’s Philip’s, subscribe at http://www.philiphumbert.com The Foundations For Great Achievement I’ve been studying human achievement for almost 50 years (professionally for over 30 years), and the longer I do this work,Continue reading “The Foundations For Great Achievement – Philip Humbert”

Seven habits of highly organised entrepreneurs

Succinct reminder of good habits from businesszone Economic recovery is now in sight but the pressure is still on to create equity and drive profit, and every minute counts in the life of an entrepreneur. Can being better organised really hold the key to being more profitable? Sue Reeve, founder of lifestyle management company ConsiderContinue reading “Seven habits of highly organised entrepreneurs”