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What will little Johnny be...

I wrote a couple of weeks ago about my least favourite question – “what do you do?”. I am, like many parents, guilty of mulling over with friends and family the question of what our sons and daughters will be when they grow up. On reflection, it’s a question of a different age – and […]

Strength in Weak Twits (ties)

I’ve always been interested in Mark Granovetter’s theory around the “Strength in Weak Ties.” In the 1970s he asked a group of people about how they had got their job. Of those who found jobs through personal contacts 55.6% reported seeing their contact occasionally (more than once a year, but less than twice a week) […]

Bath – Old and Cool

It’s been interesting to read the comment pieces by Greg Ingham and David Maher Roberts in the Bath Chronicle over the past month. Bath = old people, or Bath = a cool place to do business? ‘Bath can be England’s tech capital’ Bath’s ‘tourist toytown’ image hits growth For my part, I am an entrepreneur […]

Mapping your Personal Netwo...

There’s been an amazing amount of interest in the new InMaps service from LinkedIn. The great thing about this visual feature is that it has by-passed language barriers and circled the world. If you don’t believe me, just have a quick search on Twitter for InMaps – and you’ll find many people, every hour, sharing […]

Surreal Friday – Nove...

Friday 11/11/11 will go down as one of the most surreal of my life. The day started with a look through my twitter feed on Flipboard. Lo and behold, I discovered the ideal Christmas present my Angry Birds addicted wife – “The Angry Boobs Bra: For Ultimate Angry Birds Fans”. The site that was selling […]