Someone I loved, no longer here, had a habit of plodding on … through illness, when faced with adversity, during moments of despair. Sometimes it was commendable, but often this unwavering stoicism was painful and frustrating to observe. Their stiff upper-lipedness was rarely necessary amongst those around them who were in fact longing to hear… Read More Never be afraid . . .
Analyst Ben Wood says: “For me, 2019 is the year when people are going to be more aware of the amount of time they are spending on their phones. But breaking up with their phones? That’s a very big ask.” I’d better let my grandson know. We bought him a toy smartphone for Christmas. It… Read More Hello, who’s calling?
“Well, we have a whole new year ahead of us. And wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could all be a little more gentle with each other, a little more loving, and have a little more empathy, and maybe, next year at this time we’d like each other a little more.” Judy Garland
“Another year is ending, but something is pending.” Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I’m experiencing that unexplainable end of year magic when suddenly things seem to come together … admin, catch-up, finishing off, drawing a line under … things that until the last few days had just kept getting deprioritized and pushed to the bottom of an ever-growing mountain of to-dos. What makes this possible? Perhaps it can only… Read More Ending well . . .
“One Solskjær does not make a summer – or even a winter – but …” A delicious commentary from Mr Gary Lineker with more than a hint of leadership success that might be to come, and is most certainly hoped for. Wonderful words.
Simon Dolan leads the Jota Sport racing team. He’s a millionaire with a passion for cars and guitars, though he says that life was once very different: at the age of 21, he was in debt and behind on his mortgage payments. What saved him was placing an advert offering to do people’s accounts –… Read More Feet on the ground . . .
Not wishing to put a dampener on your festivities and kind spiritedness at this time of the year, how about sparing a thought for anyone who’s working with someone who scores high on the 12-point Dark Triad scale? No, I hadn’t heard about it until recently either. It was developed by psychologists Peter Jonason and… Read More Measuring up . . .
The Dunning-Kruger effect . . . “A phenomenon where people with little knowledge or skill think they know more or have more skill than they do. This occurs while simultaneously overlooking and/or underestimating the knowledge and skills of those involved in the task at hand.” (Urban Dictionary)
“And so this is Christmas…what have you done?” John Lennon