Archive for category: Thank You

100 not out

16 Oct
October 16, 2014

100 is a milestone for many things.  We get a telegram from the Queen when we reach 100, scoring a century in cricket (100) is an achievement, even counting to 100 as a youngster is a point we like to reach.  Well today is my 100 – it’s my 100th blog post and the chance to reflect. Getting to 100 It all started on 05.12.2012 when I published my first blog post.  It was certainly a massive toe-in-the-water exercise and one that filled me with equal amounts of excitement and dread.  I set Read more […]

Thank you Sir Tim Berners-Lee

06 Jun
June 6, 2013

Every once in a while someone comes along and does something that profoundly changes what we do and what happens next.  Newton gave us an understanding of gravity (amongst many other things), Brunel gave us bold and sublime engineering, Stephenson gave us the railway, Whittle gave us the jet engine and then, just when we thought we were out of inventions, Sir Timothy John “Tim” Berners-Lee, OM, KBE, FRS, FREng, FRSA – also known as “TimBL” – gave us the World Wide Web.  Crikey, Read more […]

The power of personal

27 Dec
December 27, 2012

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, Digg, Reddit . . . The social media list seemingly goes on forever – this blog alone allows you share on 328 different platforms – but as our business lives increasingly move online have we lost, or are we in danger of losing, the power of the personal touch? Story I was at a meeting recently and during a break I was talking to a colleague about global consulting firms and how they go about attracting the very best in new talent.  My colleague Read more […]