“Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, therein lies your vocation.” Attributed in some shape or form to Aristotle, Marcus Bach, Schweitzer or to plain old “Anonymous” thanks to John Niland for introducing me to today’s quote. My increasing frustration with WordPress / Safari continues, this post was scheduled for last MondayContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #685”
The Seven Principles of Public Life https://news.sky.com/video/johnsons-multiple-denials-over-lockdown-parties-12513396 The Seven Principles of Public Life (also known as the Nolan Principles) apply to anyone who works as a public office-holder. This includes all those who are elected or appointed to public office, nationally and locally, and all people appointed to work in the Civil Service, local government,Continue reading “Principles and Public Life…”
“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.“ Amelia Earhart I would have liked to link to theContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #684”
“It takes good clients to make a good advertising agency. Regardless of how much talent an ad agency may have, it is ineffective without good products and services to advertise.” Morris Hite Quote via RH Williams – it reminds me of an old saying about not being able to polish something….
I am, very rarely, a MAML – a middle aged man in leather, despite the fact that my lovely Virago – which is a proper noun and the name of a Yamaha motor cycle (as opposed to the dictionary definition of virago – here) – is hardly roadworthy at the moment, still I can, andContinue reading “Bad news for bikers?”
“At some point you’d have to live as if the truth was true.” Tamara Lindeman aka The Weather Station in “Loss”, a track from the album “Ignorance”
“Talent is no good unless you practice” Sharon Shannon….and here’s the proof:
“It is ok to fail. It is ok to not be ok. It is ok to be cold. It is ok to be exhausted. It is when you feel nothing that you really have a problem.“ Brian O’Neill via Slugger O’Toole Thanks for introducing me to the descriptive phrase, “Curling Parenting”.
The way successful businesses price products and services always interests me, this is from the Wall Street Journal via Charles Arthur’s Overspill Why $19 is Apple’s favourite price for accessories • WSJ Analysts say $19 is also a sweet spot for well-to-do consumers willing to pay extra for basic tech products and services. “When youContinue reading “Price yourself like Apple?”
“We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity; more than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. Without these qualities, life will be violent and all will be lost.” Sir Charles Spencer (Charlie) Chaplin Jr. KB