Should you write a book? John Butman @JohnButman

Idea Platforms’ John Butman has food for thought on the HBR blog (as well as a book of his own to promote). Technorati Tags: John Butman,Idea Platforms,IdeaPlex,Writing,Sovereign Professional

Trappist Tuesday for increased productivity–Bad Language

Matthew Stibbe, on Bad Language has some insights and suggestions on the impact of office noise. I rather like the idea of Trappist Tuesdays in which no-one talks for the day. He also suggests avoiding lyric-heavy music which I find works for me.  If deep focus is called for, I usually rely on some Jeff […]

Trappist Tuesday for increased productivity–Bad Language

Matthew Stibbe, on Bad Language has some insights and suggestions on the impact of office noise. I rather like the idea of Trappist Tuesdays in which no-one talks for the day. He also suggests avoiding lyric-heavy music which I find works for me.  If deep focus is called for, I usually rely on some Jeff […]

Propaganda is Marketing

I took two key things from the British Library’s excellent exhibition on Propaganda –Power and Persuasion: Propaganda is “bad” We are all propagandists. Propaganda is “bad” … or not, in two senses.  Firstly, by definition, the term is morally neutral.  It was first used by the Roman Catholic church in a treatise on the propagation […]

Resistance comes Second – Steven Pressfield

Worth remembering… “Resistance comes second. “The Dream comes first. The dream of whatever work or enterprise or endeavor you and I are called to. “Resistance is the shadow cast by that dream.” More here, from Steven Pressfield. Technorati Tags: Steven Pressfield,Writing

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