Monthly Archives: March 2014

The joy of relearning

I have recently taken up playing the church organ again.  I studied it from the age of 13 (when my legs were long enough to reach the pedal keyboard), won an organ scholarship to Oxford, studied music for 3 years, … Continue reading

Posted in Life Skills, Personal Development | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

How to get people to remember something for life.

It was 6am on a freezing January morning.  We were standing on the bridge in total darkness, shouting at each other.  Shouting because the River Dart was in full spate, roaring only a few feet below us. We had been … Continue reading

Posted in Communication, Leadership Skills | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Gorillas (and monkeys) in the mist

This week I have asked an old friend, Orlando Kimber, to write a guest Blog for us.  Orlando is a marketing specialist, and last week he and I were discussing some common dysfunctionalities we come across working with our clients. … Continue reading

Posted in Management Skills, Teamwork | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

How to unlearn something you’re great at.

It’s hard being me, at times.  I expect it’s the same for you (being you, that is).  One of my biggest frustrations is that there are certain things I do again and again which I know from bitter experience are … Continue reading

Posted in Life Skills, Personal Development, Time Management | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments