152018Feb

The Team That Eats Together…

Over the years, I have read interviews, biographies and watched documentaries about successful teams or groups that stay together. Whether it is the Rolling Stones or U2, they all agree on the basic prerequisite for team or band success. No single individual is more important than the team. Or put another way, no single individual…

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252018Jan

The Difference or Perhaps the Similarity Between Frogs, Flies and Humans

I love Seth Godin and many of his ideas and thoughts. His book, Purple Cow is a marketing classic for anyone needing inspiration for small businesses on a low or non-existent budget. Currently, I’m reading another great little book of his called All Marketers Are Liars (Tell Stories) and in it, I found a brilliant little lesson. He talks about looking…

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252018Jan

It’s Good to Flush!

As you know, I do try to mix up the subject matter on my blogs but I am acutely aware that there are a number of themes that have a habit of returning every now and then. Sport, driving, work/life balance etc. One subject that I have only mentioned once I believe until today is…

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162018Jan

We Believe What We Want

After literally decades of watching football – beginning as an avid Liverpool armchair fan in the mid-seventies when they were just beginning to start winning things, through the eighties and nineties when they won everything – or so it seemed – to now, when they could potentially win a lot of things but are in…

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102018Jan

L Plates for Life

It has been an enormous pleasure teaching my youngest son how to drive. He took to it like the proverbial duck to water and we soon realised that so long as we put the time in, he should be able to become good enough to pass his test, without having spent a small fortune on…

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