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Archive for February 2013

The whopper

February 25, 2013

I did something the other day, that I hardly ever do any more – I told a whopper of a lie. I don’t feel good about that. I have found it immensely liberating in recent years to conduct myself in a totally honest way – most of the time. We often hear of studies that […]

The corner shop and the Greek island

February 18, 2013

As  I sit here on Sunday morning, writing this piece prior to cooking up a chili con carne for lunch, I wonder whether the carne in question is as claimed on the packaging, or whether I’ll be serving “chili con caballo”? The reaction to the horsemeat scandal is, on one hand absolutely justifiable – we […]

My virtual village

February 11, 2013

Many of you reading this blog will be receiving my weekly Monday morning email prompt – this goes out to approximately 150 people, a healthy proportion of whom form the bulk of my readers along with others such as Facebook friends. In the two years-plus that I have been writing the blog, the readership has […]

Pardon? Yer what? Que?

February 4, 2013

Having worked in and around the corporate world for the vast majority of my adult life, you’d think I’d be speaking the language of “corporate-speak” fluently by now. Yet, all through my time either working full time within a major organisation or training and coaching  their people during my freelance career I’ve felt very much […]