Monthly Archives: September 2013

Saturday Morning Chit Chat, Mirror, Mirror, Me

I’m in the middle of a home renovations, I’m launching a new project and it’s also one of the busiest times of year for my day job. So regrettably, I won’t be able to do my regular Saturday Morning Chit … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Chit Chat, Living Life With Flares

Do you remember all the stories that were prompted by solar flares back in the 70s? They were excellent, it was like the universe was sending us an amazing signal and it had the potential to change everything. Our watches … Continue reading

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Label Blindness – When You Become Trapped By Your Title

Have you ever worked with someone and thought, that guy is brilliant, I wonder where he’ll end up? Only to find out later that the person has been sitting in the same low level position for years. Have you ever … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Chit Chat, Not Cultured Enough For Cultured Meat

What do you do when your normally open mind, shuts down and goes on a break? I was listening to the radio when a story came on about in-vitro meat, also known as shmeat, cultured meat, hydroponic meat, cruelty-free meat, … Continue reading

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Six Tips for Managing Difficult Conversations

Getting started is the hardest part.  It’s getting past that awkward pause before you begin or worse still, explaining why you want to talk. Part of the challenge is that often by asking for the conversation, you end up having the … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Chit Chat, Just A Minute…A Word On Procrastination

Sometimes you just need to celebrate the things that you are good at doing. It’s not really a self-indulgent romp or even an arrogant foray into self-centredness.  No, it’s really an honest and open acknowledgement of strength, a graceful nod … Continue reading

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