Monthly Archives: April 2013

Absolutely, Absolutely, Darling!

A funny yet interesting experiment was carried out by Professor John Trinkaus, who is known for dedicating his academic life to the scientific observation of ordinary people going about their everyday lives. In his study “The Demise of Yes”, he … Continue reading

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We Could Be Wrong AKA Rethink Perfect

About 25 years ago I made a bet with a girl that she could be wrong about anything. This was in Galway and she was from Boston and I met her on the plane on my way to Ireland. We … Continue reading

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The Weakest Link is Our Greatest Asset

If we get the idea that “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link”, that is; all the links look the same and the only way to make sure it doesn’t fail is to replace the whole chain … Continue reading

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What Makes Us More Than Animals?

If a tantrum is the term used for when a child is overly concerned about their situation. I wonder if a nervous breakdown is the term for an adult’s behaviour for when he/she is overly concerned about their situation – … Continue reading

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Prepare The Way for Honesty

My reply to “100 Days of Honesty” blog post: http://100daysofhonesty.com/2013/04/14/to-be-honest-i-think-im-conflicted/#comment-524 Brilliant! I went down the same track as you some 26 years ago and finally got a chance to test the total honesty theory on myself and a willing participant, … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Entrepreneur?

What makes a good entrepreneur? I think Time, Timing and Temper ie TIME: Patience, determination, and endurance to see the project through to its logical conclusion. TIMING: To be in the right place at the right time during each transition … Continue reading

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Better to be Grumpy Before than Angry After

While waiting to chekin for a flight tonight there was a mass blockage in the line, where the people in front had to go back and get their bags checked. To cut a long story short I let the people … Continue reading

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