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Archive for September 2012

Nothing new here…….

September 24, 2012

This is my 100th Monday morning blog post and there’s nothing here that’s new. Instead, I have read through all 99 so far, and extracted nuggets, pearls, gems, call them what you will – just nothing disparaging or abusive! I hope you enjoy them and I look forward to sharing another 100, then another 100 […]


September 17, 2012

The other day I couldn’t find my scissors and nigh on went into a panic about it. Thankfully, they soon surfaced.  Adam (my son) had borrowed them and promptly returned them. They are a perfectly normal  pair of small scissors. I cut things with them, as you would with any pair of scissors. I’ve had […]

Man behaving badly

September 9, 2012

Two days ago I was running one of a series of performance management days for a major public sector body. This is a mandatory programme, devised to introduce a new system to staff throughout the organization. Going round the room each participant introduced themselves and had opportunity to say how they felt about being there. […]

Everyday heroes

September 3, 2012

So, the paralympians are currently out there doing their stuff and awe inspiring it certainly is. Hardly a minute goes by where someone on the TV, radio or press doesn’t enthuse about the impressiveness of the achievements on the sports field, in the pool or the arena. Much is made of what amazing role models […]