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on good and bad

I am an avid reader. I have been since I learned to read and have always got a book on the go. At the moment I have three; one a technical tome that I read on the dining table, and e-book biography that I read on my ‘phone over breakfast and breaks at work and a paperback biography for bedtime reading. 474 more words

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on decisions

A perennial topic this one, but the current criticism of the government here in the UK prompted my thoughts because one of the most usual causes of decision paralysis is getting it wrong; if you don’t make a decision you can’t make the wrong one. 464 more words

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on mob rule

We are living in a strange time and one where rampant mobs seem to be more tolerated than dealt with. Peaceful protest is one thing and I will always support the right of people to gather and march in support of a cause regardless of whether I agree with their point of view. 656 more words

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on other ways of making things happen

I mentioned recently the EFQM model, another tool that, when used well, can serve a useful purpose. For me the great benefit that I got from it was understanding the linkages between ideas and results, the enablers. 511 more words

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on pointless statistics

The current reporting of Covid-19 cases started me off on this topic, but it is a classic case of reporting pointless numbers in a way that I have covered here before a few times. 433 more words

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on times when thinking is a bad idea

Sounds daft to propose that there are times when thinking is not too clever, but I firmly believe it to be true. I would not advocate it as a blanket strategy, but there are times when being able to block certain thoughts will pay dividends. 482 more words

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on opportunities to learn

Last week I was chatting on line with a former colleague who I first met when he was in one of the Belfast offices of the firm we both worked for. 619 more words

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