When Is The Old Better Than The New?

It’s easy to be in pursuit of the new. To change things up, to open the senses, to push the boundaries. We’ve become hard-wired for new. New messages. New opportunities. New us. But sometimes, embracing the old is better than chasing the new. The guaranteed is better than the speculative. To create something good outlasts feeling good creatively and to be …

Why Do Men Find It Hard To Do Friendship?

  Recently I’ve been thinking about the challenges in friendship. Male friendship. Of the non sexual variety. You see I’m 36. Married. With a kid and a new baby on the way. And I live in London. I’m surrounded by high achievers, professionals and those who want to make their mark on society. They’re driven, they’re focused and they’re ambitious. …

A Week From Now Things Could Be Very Different

  Rihanna has just become one of three acts to top the UK singles chart seven times in seven straight years. This achievement hasn’t been hit for a few decades and she now joins The Beatles and Elvis Presley in their successful runs. Obscure you may say and what of it? Who cares about the number 7 and topping the …

You’re Not Smart When You Multi-Task

  You’re Not Smart When You Multi-Task Reports have repeatedly shown we ‘multi task’ our concentration away and get less done. We’re distracted and lose the focus of delivering and completing projects. It leaves us frazzled, irritated and stressed. In conversations with others, this is not only an unproductive way of communicating, but it can be rude and risks details …