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.

How to be a rock star

Rock star. Ooh just the sound of it. It evokes leather trousers, bright lights, screaming guitars and screaming fans. A life of excess – stimulation and perspiration, passion and parties, and never a dull day. Rock stars bring in the crowds and send them home woozy with exhilaration and energy. They are the people in … Continue reading How to be a rock star

What have I done?

Though it was still early in the morning, it was already becoming hot in the Jornado de Muerto desert, about 35 miles southeast of Socorro, New Mexico. On this day, the sixteenth day of July, 1945, the world was about to change forever. At 05:29, the United States Army detonated the first ever nuclear weapon. … Continue reading What have I done?


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