US Government Shutdown and National Parks

Two pieces on the US government shutdown highlight the same oddity: why is it the National Parks Service that has closed?  Is it really the most inessential cost-saving?  Or is it, rather, the most publicly obvious? Kurt Harden at Cultural Offering draws on Mark Steyn.  I particularly liked this: “a visiting party of veterans pushed […]

The Venn diagrams of life

From Muddy Colors, via Execupundit, this essential career advice by Venn diagram: There are a number of these on the Muddy Colors site and this one puts into picture what an ex-colleague of mine, John Coulthard, would often quote: “Fast, good and Cheap.  Pick two.!” Technorati Tags: Infographics,Organisational Humanity,Sovereign Professional,Sovereign Individual,John Coulthard,Execupundit,Muddy Colors

Language to remember and use – @execupundit

I’m very much enjoying this series of posts over on execupundit.com.  This one had me reaching for my dictionary (or at least clicking the link)… “She was underestimated and originally thought to be a cipher.” I rather liked this, too: “He delivered a Parthian shot.” Much, much more, here. Technorati Tags: execupundit.com,Michael Wade,Language

The pros and cons of freelancing

Many thanks to Julie Ander for sharing this infographic (designed by Graphic Design Degree Hub.com). It gives a great overview of the freelancing, Sovereign Professional lifestyle and sector.  The data is from the US but I feel it’s broadly applicable, certainly to the UK and probably other similar economies. Interesting points for me were on […]

#Infographics – Hackneyed or what?

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) ran an interesting seminar last night under the title “Word up, it’s time to get graphic”. The session was focused on the use of infographics in communication, although it expanded over the edges a bit to encompass other visual components. I love the best infographics, and there are […]

#Infographics – Hackneyed or what?

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) ran an interesting seminar last night under the title “Word up, it’s time to get graphic”. The session was focused on the use of infographics in communication, although it expanded over the edges a bit to encompass other visual components. I love the best infographics, and there are […]

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