Let’s go a bit off message and enjoy the powder instead

I have always thought it's mighty important to be passionate about my work and have a passion that's outside of my work. So, here's a video from the great guys at Patagonia that makes me really smile ... Patagonia is a great company and it's a business founded on doing the right thing. If you've … Continue reading Let’s go a bit off message and enjoy the powder instead

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Sunday night Monday morning TED talk – Simon Sinek on the why?

So this weird thing keeps happening to me - I meet people on business and we almost always end up talking about how wicked TED talks are. If they are indeed ideas worth spreading, then join the cult! Simon Sinek is absolutely fab and and shows us we cannot do "how" in business without first … Continue reading Sunday night Monday morning TED talk – Simon Sinek on the why?

Warren Buffett

I watched the Warren Buffett programme on the BBC last night (in real time!).  It's a really interesting programme, definitely worth a watch.  Catch it on iPlayer here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00nn7vs/The_Worlds_Greatest_Money_Maker_Evan_Davis_meets_Warren_Buffett/ Some thoughts following watching the programme: - from a management perspective, he is the master of positivity and praise (lots of managers saying things like "after … Continue reading Warren Buffett