Tag Archives: Flexible Working

Echoes through time: that uneasy, dissatisfied feeling

“A good way to rid one’s self of a sense of discomfort is to do something. That uneasy, dissatisfied feeling is actual force vibrating out of order; it may be turned to practical account by giving proper expression to its … Continue reading

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Setting cool goals for 2015 – Nicholas Bate

I will have style.  Whatever you wear. White tie? Gardening jumper and track-suit bottoms? Do it with style. I will not be labelled. Just when they think they can put a label around your neck (‘difficult’, ‘natural leader’), you’ve changed. … Continue reading

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Echoes through time: shipwreck of the mind

“… give thanks that amid such stormy seas you have within you a mind at the helm.  If the waters overwhelm you, let them overwhelm flesh, breath, and all else, but they will never make shipwreck of the mind.” Marcus … Continue reading

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The digital interrupt – Nicholas Bate

Another jagged insight from Nicholas Bate: “The digital interrupt is relentless, often trivial, sometimes insufferable, cunningly finding new channels…” The rest, here.

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Pause & consider – the final 11

Nicholas Bate tenders the final eleven in his “Pause & Consider 101“. “94.  Out-think, out-plan, out-act your competitors. 101.  Pause and consider on a daily basis. In the park. Over tea. With someone nice.” The final few here (with links to … Continue reading

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Framework for freelancers – ABC Copywriting

More balls in the air than the Parachute Regiment. Keeping track of concurrent projects can be a bit of a nightmare for freelancers.  Tom Albrighton of ABC Copywriting shares a simple project tracking spreadsheet, here.

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Leonard Cohen on Creativity – BrainPickings

Sometimes in the low velvet of Leonard Cohen’s voice, you can hear the welcoming rumble of the earth.  I remember first hearing The Songs of Leonard Cohen and becoming an instant fan.  It was the songs, the poetry, the novels and the … Continue reading

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