<tl;dr> Saying please and thank you really works. Actual real-life professors say so. Not only do you get a better response, but it’s good for you, too. I am definitely a novice at this whole parenting thing. Another parenting triumph #dadfail… [read more]
<tl;dr> My New Year’s resolution is to try and write a blog post, or something not entirely work-related every day for 30 days. Some simple, and slightly questionable maths1, leads me to the conclusion that all those emails, documents, reports, proposals, instant… [read more]
Unless you have a penchant for number crunching and government-related form-filling, tax returns, VAT returns, cashflow forecasts, balance sheets are probably tasks that you’d like to delegate. Let us not forget the UK’s record-breaking 17,000 page tax code. To run a… [read more]
Each morning I try and blot out the involuntary sauna of the Central Line by feeding my addiction to TED lectures. I love the brilliant speakers and the massive variation in topics. Keeps the old noggin’ ticking over.
I like a ‘to do’ list as much as the next person.
Cross-posted from my Chinwag blog.
I was working late when the news started to come in about the earthquake in Haiti. The sense of something major unfolding on an unimaginable scale reminded me of listening to the radio as I heard reports of the tsunami.
What can you do? Put your hand in your pocket. Done.