More hunting and gathering

The next dozen from Nicholas Bate: Stare at night skies unpolluted by light. … … Establish rituals: writing, building & crafting, reflecting … The rest, here. The first 12, here.

The hesitations can be most of the message – @execupundit

Valuable observations about customers from Execupundit’s Michael Wade: The hesitations can be most of the message. If you sense something isn’t quite right, you are correct. Early on, they think they know the problem and you think you know the solution. At least one of you may be wrong. The full list, here.  

21st century hunter-gatherer – Nicholas Bate

I love this.  Why does it sound so idyllic … Tell stories that fire the imagination. … Really notice the weather and predict what’s coming next: rain or shine or snow. Sleep easily; Arise early. … Develop language and brachiate more. The full first dozen from Nicholas Bate, here. As an afternote, I can report that […]

Pension? Don't worry, be happy – Nicholas Bate

An altogether healthier, alternative plan from Nicholas Bate: Start now a plan to do work you enjoy. And why would you stop doing it? … The full three-step plan, here.

Pension? Don’t worry, be happy – Nicholas Bate

An altogether healthier, alternative plan from Nicholas Bate: Start now a plan to do work you enjoy. And why would you stop doing it? … The full three-step plan, here.

12 Habits That Set Ultra Successful People Apart – Travis Bradberry

I put his in my “must read” list and have only just found it again.  A fascinating article by Travis Bradberry, co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0: 1. They’re Composed 2. They’re Knowledgeable 3. They’re Deliberate 4. They Speak with Certainty 5. … Interesting article.  Read the full list, and explanations, here.

Re-dredging the tired, boring injustices of our personal lives… #writing

  “Don’t get me wrong.  I’ve got nothing against true healing.  We all need it.  But it has nothing to do with doing our work and it can be a colossal exercise in Resistance.  Resistance loves ‘healing.’  Resistance knows that the more psychic energy we expend dredging and re-dredging the tired, boring injustices of our […]

You don't always win your battles …

A great quote, via The Impossible Cool, from Lauren Bacall: “You don’t always win your battles, but it’s good to know you fought.”

You don’t always win your battles …

A great quote, via The Impossible Cool, from Lauren Bacall: “You don’t always win your battles, but it’s good to know you fought.”

The World’s Most Ridiculous Job Titles – @SocialTalent

Much to ponder and even aspire to in this list of ridiculous job titles, from SocialTalent (who clearly don’t indulge in such frippery). There are a couple where – perhaps unfairly – you wonder whether  they found the job, or the job found them. I particularly admire Number 21’s success in filling seasonal troughs: a […]

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