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.
There’s a wonderful poem by a British poet called Stevie Smith called “Not Waving, But Drowning”*, about a man swimming out of his depth and his friends on the shore thinking he was mucking around. The feelings of the man in question are too horrific to think about, but imagine for a moment the feelings… Read more
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
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