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Good news! Pessimism is good for you

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The performance review

I was interviewed by Charlie Taylor from the Irish Times about the dreaded performance review.  Following the news that Accenture is dropping the process there’s […]

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The Creativity Post

I’m really enjoying working my way through the archives of The Creativity Post.  Dedicated to sharing information on creativity (across all platforms including arts, culture, philosophy, […]

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“A writer is someone to whom writing does not come easily”

That quote above comes from Thomas Mann and is one of the pieces of advice from Ryan Holiday in this post entitled So You Want […]

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Feedback

It’s always nice to get positive feedback.  A bottle of champagne is terrific…perhaps a card or two? But what about when a student tells you […]

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Tweet your thesis

Could you distill your research into 140 characters?

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work/life balance vs work/life integration

This  New York Times article from 2012 highlights the way work/life balance has been organised and, how that dividing line is shifting.  It used to be […]

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What’s wrong with the political interview (and how to fix it)

Newsnight editor Ian Katz outlines what he believes is wrong about the TV political interview in this Financial Times article.  In summary what’s wrong is […]

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Crafting questions that matter

Financial Times journalist Jo Ellison in an article entitled Fear and Clothing reviews two books which argue the case for why clothes and fashion matter. […]

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Entitlement

The Internet is what you make of it, obviously. And there are aspiring writers who use digital technology to read and research and seek the […]

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