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Why dodgy perfume salesmen are masters of context

August 5, 2015
One of my holiday jobs as a student in London was to count people entering Harrods. We operated in shifts…
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The business of busyness

July 29, 2015
In a classic clip from an old I Love Lucy episode, Lucy gets a job in a chocolate factory and…
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When Goliath stands up for David

July 22, 2015
“We don’t ask you for free iPhones,” pop star, Taylor Swift, wrote to tech giant, Apple, in an open letter…
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That dreaded F-word

July 15, 2015
An eager young author in Alabama, USA received news that made her heart sink: her book submission had been knocked…
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Are you skating to where the puck is?

July 1, 2015
Have you heard of Wayne Gretzky? Your answer will definitely be yes if you are either Canadian, into ice hockey…
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Why so serious?

June 17, 2015
Imagine if you could boost engagement and wellbeing, encourage creativity and collaboration and improve analytical precision and productivity. Better yet, imagine…
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Rebel with a cause?

June 9, 2015
A beautiful blonde woman in an elegant evening dress receiving an award in a glitzy ceremony on TV. It felt…
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Nourish don’t numb

May 27, 2015
Numbers are the nub of many presentations, yet the challenge is not to numb but inspire, nourish and nurture our…
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How does this make me a better…

May 20, 2015
I saw a children’s movie recently and came away – somewhat surprisingly – with a fantastic business hack. Big Hero…
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More Champagne, please

May 13, 2015
It was an early-morning flight to Brisbane.  The severe storms in Sydney meant delays, long queues and grumpy passengers.  The…
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Changing the world in four letters

May 6, 2015
A torched pharmacy, burned down by rioters, forms the backdrop.  April 2015, Baltimore USA: a city on fire. After days…
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Gradually then suddenly

April 29, 2015
Rural Spain, 1920s.  Two characters have just met in Hemingway’s novel The Sun Also Rises.  Each one is trying to figure…