Category Archives: Work

The World’s Worst Advice On… Giving Advice

“All advice can only be a product of the man of the man who gives it” Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967 As someone who has, in pursuit of more money and a … Continue reading

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So you want to be a leader!

David Ben-Gurion once said, and I paraphrase, that he understood what it was to be a leader the day he realised there was nobody left but him to lead the way. With the wealth of modern-day examples, so often highlighted … Continue reading

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Personal Development: Exploiting the Alpha Moment

If there’s a topic trending today that’s up there among the top 5 most discussed topics on professional social media, alongside fake news and AI in HR, it has to be “Personal Development” and the many theories, tools, methods and … Continue reading

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Mentors and Managers

I was reading an article on my favourite professional social media platform the other day encouraging readers to name their favourite manager and a question, actually several, came to mind: Why a manager and not a mentor? What’s the difference … Continue reading

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Finding your place as a writer, author, chronicler…

(This post has been edited) Hot off the press! Entrepreneur and LinkedIn Influencer James Caan CBE was recently called out by someone in the comments section of his Aug 10 post. The keen-sighted “commentard” spotted a first line blooper, a … Continue reading

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Opinions

Opinions! Everyone has one and you know what? We all love sharing an opinion. Opinionating and gossiping, it’s hard-wired in our DNA and has been ever since Lucy walked the plains down in Africa. And what an era we live in. … Continue reading

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Clouds and inner harmony

So what’s been going on in my little world that’s been keeping me from blogging since February? Well, on a physical plane I’ve been simultaneously undertaking a career change and instigating a house move for which, and in spite of … Continue reading

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