Several influential people (I have a collection of good ones, who I like to spend time with) have recently mentioned Tim Ferris. So, I did a little research... Tim Ferris is the author of 'The Four hour working week" - a noteworthy book on productivity. He's a coach, an experimenter, a business investor, an author … Continue reading Life hacks and new perspectives
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It's the season to be merry, but there are other things to consider at this time of year. Like rest. Holidays are a time for family, but don't forget they are also valuable downtime in the darkest time of the year. (At least - that's true in the Northern hemisphere.) It's been cold, damp and … Continue reading Festive fun and a brain break
An opportunity to learn and see Innovation in action at IBM Hursley
I recently had a bit of an epiphany about social media and the pitfalls of perception that come from digital personalities. Here are my thoughts. If you have an average day and nothing great happens, do you post on Facebook? If you have a bad meeting, your project gets cancelled or your interview goes badly … Continue reading What are the downsides of social media?
Just a quick post on your job around this podcast. Here are some questions to ask yourself: How can I enhance my current role? How can I shape my job, the roles around me, overstep the prescribed boundaries? AndWhatElse can I do with my skills? (current job, new job or outside of work) How can … Continue reading Job craft
Sometimes you need to re-evaluate yourself and make some different selections from life's menu. It's important to start this from a position of choice and possibilities. We all have a choice, what to do, where to work, what to subscribe to, who we spend our disposable free time with. Which books we read. Where we … Continue reading Re-eval-U-ation (time)
This week I've been thinking about DEATH!! Aaggh!! Not sure why this is so shocking or unusual, it happens to all of us and all our friends and family. Maybe not good to spend all your time thinking about it, but accept its part of life. #deathhappens So my Aunty recently passed on, it was … Continue reading #DEATH and momentum
I recently needed to tackle a small but tricky DIY project in my kitchen. I have fairly low DIY skills, so I needed a way to be sure it would work before I made a mess that might be expensive to fix. As I'm reading "SPRINT" (a guide to Agile design) I decided prototyping might … Continue reading Agile away your DIY fears