“Words of nuance, words of skill/Words of romance are a thrill/Words are stupid, words are fun/Words can put you on the run…” WordTips counted the words used by 100 modern stars and the 100 greatest singers of all time and added up the number of unique words they used per 1,000. For example, Patti Smith
This excellent list of 2021’s best productivity apps from FastCompany is a perfect way to start organising your digital life.I’ve already started utilising some of them, including listening to web articles and starting to try and change some of my own articles here on the PlayBook into read aloud options. Great apps like the ones
As a team leader, it’s easy to assume that all people working together on a project should be treated and managed similarly. But the reality is that full-time employees (FTEs) and contractors have different motivations, expectations, and backgrounds. Putting together the best talent to create an incredible workforce would appear to be a straightforward strategy
After sharing an article recently about The Leadership Circle – a leadership profiling model I have undertaken with my own coach and found particularly useful – I received several questions and comments about its potential and how to go about analysis of what can at first glance seem a fairly complex set of results.
The story of the Manchester Shoe Company, told by Benjamin Zander in his book The Art of Possibility, neatly encapsulates the power of reframing and the significance of a positive mind-set. In the early 1900s, inspired by a desire to enter a faraway market, two traveling salesmen were sent as a beachhead into the region.