Work stories

Getting shot at in Brazil

Many years ago, I was on a work-related road trip with my business partner & we decided to break up the return journey by stopping at a seemingly deserted gas station for a coffee....

Juvencio Santos

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Brain Break Imagineering - Need an idea? Take a nap!

I’ve always been a visual person, which is why I like the creative thinking skill of Imagineering – imagine what might be and engineer it into reality....

Bill Jarrard

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The Devil is in the Detail

I had always thought replicating currency was the sole domain of shady, extremely successful gangster types so it came as somewhat of a surprise when...

Andy Thompson

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Edward de Bono’s Serious Creativity - Seven People That Changed My Life 4

In 1986 I was in my first senior management role. Alan had promoted me to manage Admin for the bank’s data processing which as usual I wasn’t qualified to do....

Bill Jarrard

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Taking the Shine of Glossophobia : (Fear of public speaking) : Why Everyone Should Try Stand Up Comedy

What if they don’t like me? what if they reject me? what if they boo? What if turning up in PJ’s isn’t a Dream?...

Stu Pop Fisher

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Last year’s Christmas party. I was looking forward to enjoying a nice dinner & hitting the clubs afterwards....


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