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Big Weeks

We all have them. Big weeks. 

Whether it's their workload, or their importance, or both, they're BIG. 

But how to deal with them? 

Let me air some insights I've found on my way, because I've just had a terrific one. A very BIG week indeed.

This was one of the many highlights - 

Meeting a party of entrepreneurs from China, and coaching them about British ways of doing business.

We set them a challenge, using one of the companies from Cambridge Judge Business School as a case study, and wow! 

What energy, talent... Read more

The Hidden Depths

It’s curious how the hidden depths and secret corners are often the most interesting.

And that goes for both human life, and the natural world.            

Witness this - a rarely visited oasis of Cambridge, behind the Fitzwilliam Museum and Peterhouse College, and all the more beautiful for its tranquility in what can be a very busy city.            

I spent a delightful half an hour here on a lunch break this week, and it was wonderfully uplifting.                   ... Read more

The Right Time

It's simple, it's powerful, and it's well worth getting to know if you want to make the most of you precious creativity.

What am I talking about (as you must so often ask, poor, long-suffering reader of my musings)?

I'm talking your peak performance time. 

This is mine. Not the chilly days of the winter, but the mornings, all year around.

I discovered the right time for me years ago, when I began writing novels. 

I was still with the BBC then, as a News Correspondent, which was a busy job to say... Read more