The Bartlett Bubble

Ideas, hopes and dreams for
a better world of work and life

Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.

Muhammad Ali

We all live in a bit of a bubble I think – the main characters in our own biopic. Sometimes the supporting cast struggle a bit with the plot, and sometimes the extras can be just so annoying, but we’re in our bubble and in there we’re safe, we’re protected, and we’re able to be ourselves.

This is my bubble.

Welcome. Feel free to have a look around and see what you like. Or don’t like. That’s okay too. There’s a decent chance that I haven’t thought about it from inside your bubble.

  • Routine, in every sense.

    February 4, 2021 by

    Our little habits and routines are crucial parts of our lives. Once we’ve done something the same way a few times, our brains create a kind of short-cut, low-energy running mode which means we can do things whilst only using the minimum of our internal working brain. Brushing your teeth, making a cup of tea,… Read more

  • Hope, optimism and faith

    January 28, 2021 by

    First thing yesterday morning, for a change of routine*, I went for a walk with a friend who lives down the road. We walked and talked for an hour or so before the working day began, through the woods, down the hill, round and back up; squelching through the mud and breathing in the cold,… Read more

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