Tag Archives: Thinking

What do you actually think? Is common sense common practice?

I support the view regularly expressed by Jim Kerr that common sense is not common practice. In fact, over many years of working, I’ve seen too many supposedly intelligent leaders and managers make some of the dumbest mistakes! One of … Continue reading

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Finding the balance between doing and thinking

I have long argued that people spend too much doing, and too little time thinking. Why? Over-doing depresses our creative consciousness, a view shared by Arianna Huffington, founder of the online newspaper, the  Huffington Post. And our creativity is the … Continue reading

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Why don’t you take more holidays?

It seemed apt while here on holiday in the beautiful island of Bali that I reflect on this question. I’ve met many people who barely take a holiday, let alone more holidays. The main reason for this is they seem … Continue reading

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We don’t think enough! Would you agree?

Yesterday I was in the beautiful city of Dublin where the sun was shining and the day was cold. I flew there and back in a day to catch up with my long-time friend, D. Scott Smith from Oregon, who … Continue reading

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