Tag Archives: Portfolio Career

Slice Planner: a daily planner that merges paper and digital

Via The Cramped, is news of a fantastic concept currently on Kickstarter. It’s a diary / planning solution that combines the visceral delight of real paper and pencil with the sheer and shareable convenience of digital. What a great idea! … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The most regretful people on earth …

“The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.” Mary Oliver, via Brain Pickings.  

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Songs for Sovereign Professionals: Hello, Hooray

The sovereign professional walks a solitary path. Sometimes you need a lift, something big and empowering and energising. This has been the opening song on my daily soundtrack for the last few months. “God, I feel so strong!” Here’s Alice Cooper’s original … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Hunter-Gatherer: the full list

50.  Never let the fire go out. For the hunter-gather of the 21st century, the full list from Nicholas Bate, here.

Posted in Organisational Humanity | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pfeffer on Power

I loved Jeffrey Pfeffer’s 2010 book Power: Why Some People Have It – and Others Don’t. Here’s an overview of Pfeffer’s work (from Theodore Kinni), along with a five minute video of him talking about Power.  

Posted in Organisational Humanity | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More hunting and gathering

The next dozen from Nicholas Bate: Stare at night skies unpolluted by light. … … Establish rituals: writing, building & crafting, reflecting … The rest, here. The first 12, here.

Posted in Organisational Humanity | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The hesitations can be most of the message – @execupundit

Valuable observations about customers from Execupundit’s Michael Wade: The hesitations can be most of the message. If you sense something isn’t quite right, you are correct. Early on, they think they know the problem and you think you know the … Continue reading

Posted in Organisational Humanity | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment