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 […]
It is a truth universally acknowledged that if you spend any time on Twitter, you will very soon come across tweeted quotations of a motivational or spiritual bent. But can you trust these endless quotations? Are your Buddha quotations ethically sourced? Say such a quotation grabs you. You then face a Twitterers’ dilemma. To RT […]
Bicycle Repair Man’s superhero origin story took place on the first ever day of filming for Monty Python’s Flying Circus, with cameras starting to roll on Tuesday 8 July 1969!