A Dog’s Breakfast
“Oh Dad! You promised!”, my son shouted through the Travelodge lobby at an hour that will not have gone downRead more.
Don’t look a gift list in the mouth
Her awkward smile and clenched teeth told me it was bad. And then I remembered - she didn’t even likeRead more.
When Email Cultures Clash
We don’t usually see delegates bursting with frustration in our GTD seminars but in one of my former lives itRead more.
Given the electoral earthquake across the pond this week, the decision to develop a third runway at London’s Heathrow AirportRead more.
The Art of Stillness
In Japan in the 1990s, the madogiwazoku – ‘the Window Tribe’ – were ageing employees who were no longer seenRead more.
Get busy living
Tonight I’m going to watch The Shawshank Redemption with my son for the first time. As usual, a tear orRead more.
Distracted by the Duke
As he lay dying by the railway tracks the local MP for Liverpool, the Right Honourable William Huskisson, must haveRead more.
A penny for your thoughts
It’s a sun-filled summer afternoon and you’re strolling happily down the street when a flash of light catches your eyeRead more.
New Puritanism or New Skills?
You probably know someone similar. The hard-driving boss, up at 4am, checking emails even before getting out of bed, and laterRead more.