What Have You Failed at Today?

In today’s post-recession economy, some companies are no longer shying away from failure they’re embracing it by developing a design-centric culture. Design thinking, for example  is a mindset of values that applies both analytical and creative thinking towards...

Decision Making and Self Awareness; Stop Over Thinking

Everything at work is based upon how you use your attention, is it wasted or are you focused on what you are doing? We’re bombarded all the time by distractions, which part of brains fight against.  In his book Focus: The Hidden Power of Excellence: ...

Mean Mr Mustard… Knowledge Hoarder

In writing the lyrics to  the Beatles song “Mean Mr Mustard”, John Lennon was inspired by a newspaper story about a miser who concealed his cash wherever he could in order to prevent people from forcing him to spend it. A miser is stiff a, hoarder...

All You Gotta Do Is Act Naturally

Country and Western is not usually the genre of music one thinks of whenever the music of The Beatles comes up in a conversation.  When asked to choose a song to sing on their fifth British album, it was only natural for Ringo to pick something from this genre....

“Fixing A Hole”

“And it really doesn’t matter if I’m wrong I’m right Where I belong I’m right Where I belong See the people standing there Who disagree and never win And wonder why they don’t get in my door”According to an interview with Sir Paul ‘Fixing...

Carry That Weight…

“Boy you gotta carry that weight a long time.” I know that these famous lyrics are not related to our work. However, it got me thinking about how most of us are not spending even half of our work day on our primary job duties and how that becomes a heavy weight of...