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Friday May 7, 2010

Wednesday March 31, 2010

Saturday July 18, 2009

Sunday May 10, 2009

Friday March 6, 2009

Friday December 12, 2008

Sunday March 2, 2008

Getting Real

37 Signals' thoughts on web [app] development

Saturday February 9, 2008

Wednesday January 23, 2008

Monday January 21, 2008

Sunday September 16, 2007

Friday September 14, 2007

Sunday August 26, 2007

Tuesday June 5, 2007

Friday January 19, 2007

Friday January 12, 2007

UK bosses 'want annual staff cuts'

One in six executives thought their company could target up to 20% of its workforce each year for dismissal without damaging productivity and morale.

Tips for a healthy high life

Tips for preventing [business] travel becoming a chore

Thursday January 4, 2007

Wednesday December 27, 2006

The US's gender pay gap isn't narrowing any more

Particularly for women with University degrees

Thursday December 21, 2006

Are we being ripped off over software? | Technology | Guardian Unlimited Technology

"Any attempt to associate real value with what we buy in [aka pay for] software is probably doomed to failure"

Saturday December 16, 2006

OFT blasts government agencies for manipulating the market in public sector information

Data restrictions allegedly cost economy £500m: the Ordnance Survey comes in for particularly virulent criticism.

Wednesday November 29, 2006

‘Yours Truly,’ the E-Variations

Because how you end your emails is apparently full of social significance...

Sunday September 24, 2006

Saturday August 26, 2006

Do you need a boss?

"If you don't have a boss, you may need to invent one."

Tuesday August 1, 2006

Monday June 26, 2006

Thursday June 22, 2006

Wednesday June 21, 2006

Sunday June 18, 2006

Wednesday June 14, 2006

Monday June 12, 2006

Depressed men suffer in silence, says research

51 per cent of British men feel down, stressed, depressed or anxious at least once a month, while more than one in five (21 per cent) feel that way every day or a few times a week

Sunday June 11, 2006

Academic AWOL

How to catch up when you're far far behind...

Friday June 9, 2006

Tuesday June 6, 2006

Dr. Johnson on reminders

"People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed"

Sunday June 4, 2006

The Aphorism toolkit

"Reasons to be cheerful, one , two, three" (Ian Dury)

Saturday June 3, 2006

Bosses in love with claptrap and blinded by ideologies

If doctors were as cavalier with the evidence [as bosses are], a lot of their patients would be dead and many medics would be behind bars - the Observer reviews [and loves - "what bids fair to be one of the management books of the year"] Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense

Monday May 29, 2006

The price of plagiarism: $1 million
The CEO of Raytheon was forced to give up almost a million dollars worth of salary/compensation after claiming [and publishing] someone else's work as his own.

Tuesday April 18, 2006

Friday April 14, 2006

Boredom could be good for children
It's a natural sign that you feel the need to be productive, apparently.

Sunday April 9, 2006

Thursday March 23, 2006

The Art of Sucking Down
Or, why you should treat people with a modicum of respect.

Sunday March 12, 2006

Thursday January 26, 2006

Saturday December 24, 2005

18 Lessons I’ve Learnt about Blogging
Most of which apply just as well to real life..

Saturday December 10, 2005

Friday December 9, 2005

Worker Privacy: You have none
If you're in the US that is.

Wednesday December 7, 2005

Thursday December 1, 2005

Cornell Notetaking Method
Record, Reduce, Recite, Reflect and Review. Apparently.

Friday November 11, 2005

Sunday November 6, 2005

Monday October 31, 2005

Friday October 21, 2005

Beware of Trained Hopelessness
"A phenomenon where the customer feels complaining will do no good"

Tuesday October 18, 2005

Saturday October 15, 2005

Wednesday October 12, 2005

Tuesday October 11, 2005

The 10 words that lead to success
For some strange reason mistake is not one of them...

Monday October 10, 2005

New fathers to be offered six months' unpaid leave
Unpaid? How generous. How useless.

Sunday October 9, 2005 :: So Friday was a pretty bad day....
Dan doesn't get tenure. Stupid £$%@#€ system.

Wednesday March 9, 2005