“You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in your… Read More Becoming real . . .
Scientifically, there is a reason why scratching an itch feels so good. Doing so releases serotonin, which is a neurotransmitter that plays a part in boosting your mood. Now take that idea one step forward. If, metaphorically, your itch was a very real problem that you were trying to solve, and you could scratch away… Read More Pleasure and pain . . .
“I used to believe that anything was better than nothing. Now I know that sometimes nothing is better.” Glenda Jackson
I read a news item about a research study that had successfully eradicated 99% of malaria mosquitoes in a controlled trial in an area of Burkina Faso. In the effort to stop the spread of malaria, for which there are approximately 219 million cases annually worldwide, it seems that the trial should be counted as… Read More Neat . . .
Ian Sohn, President of digital agency Wunderman Chicago, posted a rather marvellous defence of work-life balance from a boss’ point of view, suggesting that his employees never need to apologise for working flexibly to make work work. So, no more … I’m going home now, but I promise to get back online and check emails… Read More Need to know basis . . .
On this day in 1768, in Edinburgh, Scotland, the first part of the Encylopedia Britannica was published. Estimates today are that the total data held by just 4 big online storage companies (Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook) is 1,200 petabytes. That’s 1.2 million terabytes if that’s any clearer to you. It isn’t to me. But… Read More How much?
Do you have some words on your mind that you’re longing to say, but just can’t find the way to do it? What would help you to find the missing piece you need to speak out?
Don’t tell people your plans. Show them your results.Donald Mosby
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