Tiny Triumphs and Jeans Reunited

The Levi’s lay forgotten beneath my stack of improbable hats and birthday scarves.  They were “retired” maybe ten years ago but I rediscovered them only yesterday. They fit!!

JJ Cale, Troubadour

I’m sad to read that JJ Cale died of a heart-attack on Friday.  A truly understated talent. His laid-back country-blues was unmistakeable and I loved his music, especially his 1971 debut, Naturally, and the string of albums that slowly transitioned from laid-back Tulsa/country-blues to a more urban – but equally unhurried style: 1976’s Troubadour, 1979’s […]

Drafting your life – @Execupundit

Writerly insight from Michael Wade.

Business Reimagined – @dcoplin

I’m hoping this arrives today.  Dave Coplin is Microsoft’s Chief Envisioning Officer and I’ve worked with him on a couple of projects I did for Microsoft in the UK.  Very smart, very passionate, very enthusiastic. There’s a taster here in an IDG interview. And more promised here on Coplin’s own blog. And inevitably, here on […]

Decisions 7 – Nicholas Bate

Seven decisions, seven small steps from Nicholas Bate: “2.  To find quiet times and spaces to do your best work. 6.  To take time to restore your energy, your health and your deepest passions.” The rest, here. Technorati Tags: Nicholas Bate,Strategic Edge.

Short-sleeved shirts, spawn of the devil… @StJamesStyle

As the heat-wave finally looks to break across the UK, ST James Style explains what I always suspected… “There might be a place for short-sleeved shirts but, if there is, I’ve yet to be convinced of it and it certainly isn’t in this country, even on the rare day when the temperature reaches the giddy […]

Short-sleeved shirts, spawn of the devil… @StJamesStyle

As the heat-wave finally looks to break across the UK, ST James Style explains what I always suspected… “There might be a place for short-sleeved shirts but, if there is, I’ve yet to be convinced of it and it certainly isn’t in this country, even on the rare day when the temperature reaches the giddy […]

Never too late… – @HardenKurt

A list to savour, from Kurt at Cultural Offering: There is still time to… 47.  be the person someone looks up to.48.  deliver a compliment and really mean it.68.  enjoy Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers94.  do calculations in your head. The full 101 list, here. Technorati Tags: Kurt Harden,CulturalOffering.com

Never too late… – @HardenKurt

A list to savour, from Kurt at Cultural Offering: There is still time to… 47.  be the person someone looks up to.48.  deliver a compliment and really mean it.68.  enjoy Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers94.  do calculations in your head. The full 101 list, here. Technorati Tags: Kurt Harden,CulturalOffering.com

A small voice amid the noise of everyday life…

…from Nicholas Bate: Always essential, insightful reading. Technorati Tags: Nicholas Bate,Strategic Edge

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