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    How To Survive Office Culture

    It is said that our pets grow to look like us as they spend more and more time in our company.  We also have all witnessed long-married couples finishing one another’s sentences and anecdotes.  You too may have, on more…

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    A Dog’s Tail Tale

    In a recent article on the BBC website it was argued that giving employees impressively sounding job titles can make a difference to their attitude towards work, making them better motivated, happier within themselves, and generally less stressed.  It transpired…

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    ‘Stuff’ I Hate

    ‘Stuff’ is what people do to encroach on your space, time, comfort, state of mind, or a combination of these things.  They may not mean to do it but, they do.  The explanation for this behaviour must be that it…

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    Yorkie

    I am waiting in the arrival hall at Larnaca International Airport for my wife to arrive from London. An over-dressed, over made-up Eastern European woman, in her early sixties or thereabouts, emerges through the sliding doors of the arrival hall…

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    Value-Subtracting Clichés

    The thing about clichés, apart from being over-used and irritating, is that they may sound good/wise, fit neatly around the topic in hand, and provide a short-cut to a common agreement.  This last element is the troubling one.  A short-cut…

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    Plato on a Plate

    “From the moment I could talk, I was ordered to listen” is a line from the ‘Father and Son’ song by Cat Stevens.  The song depicts the typical angst of youth and the counter balancing views of the father figure….

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    How Pregnant is Your Pause?

    I wish I could live in Venice or Stockholm.  Venice makes sense because I visited the city more than once and had the opportunity to get a sense of its atmospheric beauty, drama and romance.  Stockholm however, does not make…

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    Leave Your iGuns Outside

    Over the last few years, the Corporate World has been going through dramatic changes many of which are for the good but, not all. Social media has been embraced by sales and marketing functions to reach out to their target…

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