Climate & Cars

A couple of links on climate change and the rise of electric cars. The solutions are never straightforward. From the always readable and challenging “Imagine (the planet with climate action)”, the weekly journal from The Conversation comes a few questions: Will we get to net zero by 2050? How does global carbon removal work? CanContinue reading “Climate & Cars”

The trap of perfectionism

One of my roles with clients could be described as “reassurance”, defined as the action of removing someone’s doubts or fears. I doubt that I ever completely remove anyone’s doubts but I hope I help to reduce, if not eliminate, their fears. Dentists increasingly work within silos, although peer review is encouraged I don’t believeContinue reading “The trap of perfectionism”

The Monday Morning Quote #672

“But you know as well as I, patriotism is a word; and one that generally comes to mean either my country, right or wrong, which is infamous, or my country is always right, which is imbecile.” Spoken by Dr Stephen Maturin in the first of Patrick O’Brian‘s Aubrey & Maturin novels, Master and Commander. Stephen, part IrishContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #672”

The Monday Morning Quote #668

“It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energyContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #668”

The Monday Morning Quote #667

I was moved by an article in the FT Weekend Magazine about the terror attack in Utoya, Norway 10 years ago. In it some survivors who had been wounded reflect on what they have learned. “Do not lose faith in yourself. You are good enough. Skilled enough. Strong enough. Dare to be vulnerable and sadContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #667”