What are the best podcasts of 2020? My pick of the podcasts that have meant the most to me in the first six months of 2020, featuring: Steve Silberman; David Crosby; Richard Herring; Michael Palin; Shereen Daniels; Rosey Jarvis; Scott Adams; Naval Ravikant; Moodie Black; Myke C-Town; and Chief.
Sir Michael Palin’s words about the dearly departed Terry Jones are the simplest and most beautiful tribute to true friendship.
Gentle reader, a word of warning: This post concerns rabbits. It covers John Cleese’s views on rabbits (a conspiracy that goes deep?) and the magic of Twitter, concluding with some uplifting news for rabbitkind. Money, it has long been alleged, is the root of all evil. But could it be that the root of all […]
Ideas are the most powerful thing we have. Our ability to act on our ideas is the greatest gift we have. Some thoughts on the imagination’s depthless potential, inspired by David Lynch and – in particular – by Twin Peaks.
A Boxing Day present for you, gentle reader. It’s my honour today to share a lovely guest post from my dear friend Steve Browne – quite possibly the most upbeat and inspiring gent you will meet in social media land. Steve is an HR director, a board member of SHRM, and a constant, singularly positive […]
Social media is endlessly new. Endlessly now. It is always about the moment. Social media is endlessly changing, ever-evolving. But relics remain of what came before. While social media is all about building, erasing and rebuilding the impression of the endlessly new, social media as we know it is now comparatively long in tooth. […]
Gentle reader, what was the last book that truly spoke to you? For me, it’s a book by Susan Cain, entitled Quiet. I want to tell you what it means to me. And my good friends Helen Tracey and Siobhan Sheridan are also here to offer their words on introversion and on Quiet. I wish […]
Real life? Just fantasy? Is it high time you took just one day out of life to escape from reality? What, truly, is life’s purpose? Is society nought but a cock-up? It is a truth all but universally acknowledged in blogging circles that around this time of year – as people head off on their […]
Depending on how you look at it, nothing is inevitable, or everything is. Inevitably, we have a certain amount of time. But how we spend that time, how we illuminate our lives and those of others, is not inevitable. You have a choice. There is only one thing that is guaranteed to happen in the […]
Is your imagination razor-sharp? Every one of us has an imagination. But not all of us choose to use it. Imagination is in my view an often underused quality in modern life. Imagination doesn’t tend to respond well to tension, stress, or being rushed or forced. Imagination tends to flourish when you give it room […]