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David Abbott and finding new beginnings

David Abbott and finding new beginnings

In May 2012 best-selling author and entrepreneur Seth Godin posted a blog entitled ‘Dancing on the edge of finished’. In the complex world of digital connectedness, it urged us all to ‘be comfortable with the undone, with the cycle of never-ending’. Indeed, ‘it’s a dance,…

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We wannabe management consultants

We wannabe management consultants

Intelligent research contributes to the most powerful force in business, decision-making. Some take a different view, that ideas are the key drivers of commercial success. But, thanks to digital phenomena such as crowd-sourcing, we are awash with ideas and, as a result, overwhelmed by choice….

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Mind your own business and still impress your clients

Mind your own business and still impress your clients

The textbook focus for successful service providers is the impact they have upon their clients’ businesses. And quite right too. More often than not if your clients are flourishing, and you are contributing, then you will share the spoils. You will be probably be ticking the…

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Clients want Narnia not the back of a wardrobe

Clients want Narnia not the back of a wardrobe

Last night saw the first episode of Inside No 9, the latest vehicle for the black but wonderful humour of Steve Pemberton and Reece Sheersmith. Most of the action, thanks to a family tradition for playing a version of hide and seek called sardines, took…

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Long-term relationships – the wisdom of Ant and Dec

Long-term relationships – the wisdom of Ant and Dec

This week’s Desert Island Discs featured a couple, the first duo to appear since the creators of Spitting Image, Peter Fluck and Robert Law, in February 1987. Kirsty’s guests this time were Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, Ant and Dec. They’re not everyone’s cup of tea;…

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Nelson Mandela: Icon of reconciliation and master of relationships

Nelson Mandela: Icon of reconciliation and master of relationships

The death of Nelson Mandela has understandably been accompanied by an enormous wave of emotion. For those who knew him well and those who simply felt his presence, a world without Madiba immediately feels poorer, harsher, scarier even. Everyone I know has wanted to comment…

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