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Life lessons from Adele

At the Grammys in 2016, Adele’s live performance of All I Ask was blighted by sound problems. Speaking on The Ellen Show later that week, she said, ‘Next time I have any sound issues, I am going to start over. … Continue reading

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Do you live out your values?

I’ve written before about role models, integrity and values  and I am struck again by their importance this week as I mourn the sudden loss of a great friend. Tony was a man of integrity, a role model and an inspiration to me and … Continue reading

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Good people bring out the good in people

One of my clients sent me this poster last week. It’s joined How to work better on my wall of inspiration and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. Most of us want to bring out the best in people, … Continue reading

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Running for their lives

Soraya and I worked together for two and a half years at a design agency in Birmingham in the 90s and have been firm friends ever since. Though we now live several hundred miles apart, she’s my ‘go-to’ person when … Continue reading

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Life is about the people you meet …

You may remember the Holstee Manifesto and its focus on making the most of life. There’s a man I know who truly seems to understand this notion: his name is Mike Whitaker and he drives a bus in Bath. Mike … Continue reading

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TOP model

Several of my friends at work are avid fans of America’s Next Top  Model. As the early morning cuppas are prepared the day after a broadcast, the conversation is often of who has left the show, who’s still in, and … Continue reading

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