Category Archives: Opinion

All Change

Crikey, so many people I spoke with this week were either changing jobs or new people who were leaving and struggling to recruit for open positions. And, this was not just in the UK but across other markets, it seemed. … Continue reading

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Do you cut the grass at work?

This week I came across a video for the book, “The 4 hour workweek“. Now, may I be the first to suggest this is not suggesting that working 4 hours a week is on the cards, or even possible for … Continue reading

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The last hurrah… for summer

This week, being the end of summer, was the last hurrah for the holidays and the experience that comes with it. Sitting in holiday motorway traffic discovering the ‘wonder’ that is techno rap Re-discovering the joy of putting up, taking … Continue reading

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Where do we go from here?

With all the craziness going on in the world this year, from COVID, food supply chain stress, climate change and forest fires, the turmoil in Afghanistan only seemed to add to the general sense of anxiety many of us have … Continue reading

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Short term – Long term balance

Two companies, somehow, seemed intrinsically linked this last week for some reason. Tesco Bank and Monzo. Tesco Bank was in the headlines, announcing they would be closing all current accounts, news quickly following on the heels of the sale of … Continue reading

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Staycation, Vacation

With the summer holidays upon us, international travel has once again been difficult and as a result, there has been an incentive to holiday more locally. Sometimes it is easy to overlook some great spots on your doorstep, and staying … Continue reading

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Back to reality

This week many of us across the nation have been on tenterhooks. The big question being, will we receive a ping and have to go into isolation, due to a COVID-related contact and right before we go on holiday. With … Continue reading

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… on not waving extra time away

When everything is busy it is all too easy to let less exciting areas of admin slip a little. Expenses, accounting, even catching up on events and getting time for future planning can be tricky. It has been a bit … Continue reading

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Perché mi sveglio ogni mattina alle 5:30

Why do I wake up at 5:30 every morning?… We’ve all seen those articles on LinkedIn: Richard Branson does it, Tim Cook does it and Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson certainly does it. Now, I’m not knocking getting up early and … Continue reading

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Strategy guru or fashion victim

We were discussing global collections trends on a call this week with a panel of people from around the world. Digital, digital journeys seem to be a common theme everywhere, as was a focus on customer-centric treatment. It is fascinating … Continue reading

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