Monthly Archives: January 2020


I don’t like religious or political fanatics. They cause more harm than perhaps any other humans. I love work fanatics. They make every day a blast. great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective a person … Continue reading

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Before the bandwagon

It was the 60’s and 70’s British financier Sir James Goldsmith (one of my more controversial personal heroes) who coined the phrase: If you can see a bandwagon, it’s too late I know that we cannot spend all of our … Continue reading

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Is Britain going back to work?

I find myself working for the third consecutive weekend this month and it’s not making me happy. The first two weekends I worked on Sunday, preferring to run Park Run and spend time with Annie on the Saturday. As I … Continue reading

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Researching how best to deliver 2021

It has been very humbling to read the daily submissions of those enjoying our Get Your Year in Gear (GYYIG) programme this month. I have written in the business blog about the frequent examples of “Imposter Syndrome” that have emerged … Continue reading

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On Brain Pickings, Steinbeck and self-doubt

I’m a huge fan and regular reader of Maria Popova’s weekly email newsletter “Brain Pickings”. To quote Maria, “Brain Pickings has a free Sunday digest of the week’s most interesting and inspiring articles across art, science, philosophy, creativity, children’s books, … Continue reading

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