“See the world as if for the first time; see it through the eyes of a child, and you will suddenly find that you are free” (Deepak Chopra) Good advice for a brand new week at work?
I read an article about how CEOs around the world, in many different types of organisations, start their day. Their methods ranged from exercising, meditating, watching/catching up on the news, and checking online reviews/comments. Whatever routine we pick, it seems important that we have one – productivity expert Claire Diaz Ortiz suggests that how we… Read More I’m grateful for . . .
Patrick Collison, co-founder and CEO of online payment processing company, Stripe, urges us to abandon good books for great books: At every moment, you should be reading the best book you know of in the world [for you]. But as soon as you discover something that seems more interesting or more important, you should absolutely… Read More Turning the pages . . .
Many would never speak with a full mouth, but do it with an empty headOrson Welles
“The greatest mistake we can make is to stay on the ground after falling.” Victor Manuel Rivera (In Search of True Freedom)
“I’m aware there are moments where I know how I can come across. Like, when my face isn’t doing anything, but I’m actually really deep in thought and I’m taking a second. But it’s read differently and it’s really hard to constantly justify. … there’s a very thin line between diva and survival. And at… Read More How others see us . . .
Seen in my local garden centre … Hope it gets your creativity flowing on this Monday morning.
Asked about his all-time favourite gig, Sir Elton John cited: “The night John Lennon came on stage with me in Madison Square Garden … I get goosebumps about it.” The 1974 show was Lennon’s last major concert appearance. Sir Elton played piano while John Lennon sang Whatever Gets You Thru the Night, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds and I Saw Her Standing There. … Read More I just believe in …
A study that analysed 20,000 CVs discovered the errors people most commonly make when creating what must surely be a pretty essential document in anyone’s job search. 6 in 10 CVs contained 5 or more errors. The most frequently misspelled word was ‘experience’ – mistakenly written 62 times as experiance. Experience? We can all learn… Read More In time . . .