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"The Social Network&qu...

I had a really thought provoking Saturday… In the morning, my wife and I had been invited to our children’s school for a “Parents Alcohol and Drugs Information Talk” – and on Friday I’d read Mastin Kipp’s blog at the Huffington Post “‘The Social Network': 13 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Take Away” – and decided to […]

Keith – I feel let down

I’ve thought long and hard about writing this post. I feel that I’ve been let down by someone on the very outskirts of my Personal Network – but it’s still disappointing (maybe I’m just too sensitive). Regular readers of the blog will know that I’ve read and reviewed two books by Keith Ferrazzi – and […]

What’s your Art?, The...

I’m in New York for a couple of months, working on a combination of business and personal projects.  I’m loving the experience….. The year started with a chance to see one of my favourite authors, Seth Godin, speak about his new book “The Icarus Deception”.  The Video below gives you a nice flavour of what […]

Dark Side of the Moon

Sorry for the unusually long gap in blog posts. I have two excuses – firstly, I’ve become a bit of an obsessive twitter user … and secondly, I had a bad dose of “Man Flu”! During my convalescence, I did manage to catch a really good Sky Arts documentary on Pink Floyd’s creation of Dark […]

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Exploring Narcissism –...

Building my personal website has been a stressful experience. It has produced frequent crisis of confidence. I’m not naturally a self-promoter – and I blush as I write this article about narcissism. My “bible” during the build has been Lynda Gratton’s book – “The Shift: The Future of Work is already here”. It’s an excellent, […]