Monthly Archives: August 2009

Making the Complex Easy

One principle that seemed to underpin many of my university lecturers and some work colleagues was, ‘Why make it easy when you can keep it complex?‘ This might seem a bit cynical but I think many of us have a real … Continue reading

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Seeing Things Differently

Have you ever found it difficult making your voice heard? Over the years I have had what I thought to be ‘moments of inspiration’, those thoughts and ideas that are going to make a big difference, that will help people change … Continue reading

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Little White Mites in the Vivarium?

We were recently cleaning out our land snails and millipede when we came across masses of very small white bugs, less than a millimetre long.  They were crawling over the animals and especially over their droppings and when disturbed they … Continue reading

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Giant Indian Mantis – Our New Addition

We recently acquired a new pet, a giant Indian mantis we have affectionately nicknamed ‘Jaws’. Whilst insects may not be your personal favourites, these little (or not so little) creatures are essential for the maintenance of our planet.  Take humans … Continue reading

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Busy Managers Least Effective

So reads the headline of a recent article posted on the CrimsonBusiness web site (view original article Here). Here is an excerpt from the article that makes sober reading: “Busy managers are inefficient because they remain focused on performing tasks … Continue reading

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