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"I'm right behind...

I spotted an article in the Observer today about Malcolm Gladwell’s views on Twitter. If you’ve read my blog before, you will know I’m a big fan of Malcolm – especially his book “The Tipping Point”. His views on Twitter in the context of campaigning and protest have further convinced me he is one of […]

My Network Value – £...

I stumbled across a fun “tool” run by Xing called “My Network Value”. If you get a chance, have a play – it takes less than 5 minutes to complete. Here is my result – and I’m over £2.5m richer than I thought I was!!! Have a play – and let’s compare results. I think […]

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 […]

“Mild Rage” ...

During our conversations about Climbing Fish (the start up I am working on with John Lynch) – a friend used the phrase “mild rage”. Somehow it’s stuck – and become a term we use when we describe how people feel when they are not using their genius. We’re currently using it prominently on our holding […]

Generation Flux – Dar...

There was an article in the Huffington Post today by Fast Company Editor Robert Safian. It’s a brilliant post on many levels. It captures much of my feeling about the future of work, it quotes heavily DJ Patil (who I have written about on other occasions) – and in “Generation Flux” (twitter hashtag #genflux) it […]