November 2015 Blog Posts (3)

A Further Inquiry into Hope

  “Hope has two beautiful daughters – their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are.”

This quotation attributed to St Augustine maybe centuries old, but it feels very relevant today given recent events in Paris, in Tunisia, over Egypt, in Syria and beyond. A BBC…


Added by Clare Southall on November 30, 2015 at 13:30 — No Comments

The Engagement Stand-off

Am I the only one who gets worried about the way employee engagement surveys are often handled? I have no argument at all with the need for employee engagement and the emphasis that is placed on it, but it seems that sometimes the surveys themselves become part of the problem. I can also understand the argument that if something is important then individual reward should be…


Added by Asher Rickayzen on November 19, 2015 at 15:30 — No Comments

Grappling with Despair

I took the family to see the latest Bond movie, Spectre, on Friday night.  The film divided opinion amongst us (as I believe it has done nationally).  Personally I thoroughly enjoyed it; there was a throwback feel to the Connery/Moore era where the humour was sharp, the sexual politics dubious, the plot ridiculous and the villains unequivocally evil. 

On the car…


Added by Nick Mabey on November 18, 2015 at 7:00 — 1 Comment

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