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Anecdotes – the Wales era

A return to the literary sorbet that cleanses the senses, after the weighty verbiage of Aristotle’s theories and postulations. I present the next in the series of Anecdotes. The same location, the same business and the same period of time have provided a rich vein of anecdotal material. Not only characters from the shop floor, […]

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Summer is here…and?

2020 is less about the seasons than the number of the year. Will this year be remembered as the year that shaped the decade? The era, perhaps? When I look back and think of years, I easily remember 1976, the year of the British “heatwave” and 1977, the year that Elvis died, both years that, […]

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Creating teams – The Collective Team

In my opinion, this can be split into three main categories or phases: Collective team building Objective team building Project team building Collective team building The need to have individuals and groups of people understand and work to the same overall goal or vision. Collective team building requires acute awareness and understanding of the difference […]

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Summer style

A short post on the question that all men aren’t asking at the moment, “what should I wear, when the warmer weather is upon us, that will be both stylish and comfortable?” Well, the answer to that vitally unimportant question is; Seersucker. While the origins of the fabric are to be found in Asia, the […]

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Amusing anecdotes – part 1

In this series of posts I would like to share with you some of the funny, strange and weird happenings that have occurred to me, or have been recounted to me, over the last few decades. In true writers fashion, almost all names and some locations have been changed, to spare any discomfort to those […]

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Coming in March….

Last week was a non-posting week. I used the time to write part 3 of the “Culture” series, sketch out, in written terms, the post on “Leadership” (which will probably run to at least 2 posts) and for the non-business posts section, have outlined a couple of posts on shoes and vinyl records (deliberately short […]