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O Canada . . .

I travelled to Canada recently, as – unfortunately – did a lot of other people which explained why the standby flights I had my eye on were both full. No amount of sweet-talking at the check-in desk or proffering of cash bribes was going to propel me to the front of the queue. The charming [...]

2019-10-29T22:28:23+00:00October 29th, 2019|Blog|

A tussle with tigers and bears? It’s all good for business

It’s not every day that you’re asked if you want to watch a group of tigers slug it out with a bunch of bears. But Robyn and I were invited to attend such a spectacle recently. And no, it wasn’t one of those no-holds-barred nature documentaries on Channel 5, the latest movie blockbuster from an [...]

2019-10-01T14:48:24+01:00May 13th, 2019|Blog|

The pilgrim’s progress . . .

Companies should consider sending staff on pilgrimages and retreats to help reduce workplace stress, according to new research by academic experts. A great idea, says Philip, although such trips aren't always as serene as you might hope . . . My work-life balance guru (Robyn) is always chiding me to take more time away from [...]

2019-04-23T12:30:36+01:00April 23rd, 2019|Blog|