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Personal Network – go...

I’ve been surprised as I explore the idea of the Personal Network that there is so little focussed information. For example, a search on Google (UK version) for “Personal Network” gives very few relevant links on the first page. Highlights are:- A Wikipedia entry – that seems to be by an East European, Pawel Zorzan […]

Don't Keep Score ̵...

As mentioned in my previous post – I’ve been reading (and getting inspired by) Keith Ferrazzi’s book “Never Eat Alone”. Some of the presentation is definitely aimed at the US market (who are much more “forward” than us shy/retiring Brits) – but the principles dealt with in the book are excellent. There are several areas […]

Keeping Score?

There’s a small news story in today’s FT Weekend about BNI (Business Network International) making an award to the UK’s most successful networker. Step forward 36-year-old Simon Johnson, who is a flooring specialist from East Anglia. The story is on the FT website – but you will need to register to get access. The story […]

Where you live – crea...

The place you live is mostly associated with quality of environment. However, you can’t underestimate the effect it has on your ability to create. I listened in to a BBC Radio 2 interview by Chris Evans with Victoria Wood the other day. They were discussing the creative process and Wood said: “If you have no […]

The Secret History of Socia...

I’m not wanting my blog to become a review of the BBC’s output – but they are creating some terrific programming around networks. The latest find is a BCC Radio 4 report called “The Secret History of Social Networking”. In the aftermath of the success of the movie, “Social Network”, BBC journalist Rory Cellan-Jones has […]