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Try Saying It Out Loud

This Oracle’s forecasting fun
At CEO post-Ellison,
As metaphors for management
Take over now that Larry’s went.
(Perhaps it’s really simile?
Well, either way, it’s thrilling me.) 14 more words


Here, Kitty, Kitty

One question¬†writers are often asked is, “How¬†do you get your ideas?”

Well, I can’t speak for all writers, of course, but in my case, it’s the ideas that seem to get me. 415 more words

The Craft

Weekly Encore: The Final Edition

Yes, my weekly recaps are changing. For lack of a less overused word, I am evolving the feature into something else very soon. This’ll be the last iteration of this particular version. 672 more words

Murf Versus

Good management is important. Even in a university.

When I work with people in the higher education sector, one of the most common things I hear is that universities are different from other types of organisation. 347 more words


Thursday Thoughts: Universal Working Speed

When this little gem dropped into my inbox, I was tempted to laugh. I am working slow because I’m easily distracted but I totally blame the Magic Bean Sprout for that. 189 more words

Writing Life

Monday - The Day of No Labor

This is what I feel like doing:

This is what I AM doing:

Have a great holiday for those of you who are off. I hope y’all save some beer and BBQ for the rest of us!

Writing Life