It’s been a while…

It’s been a while…So it’s been a while since my last post. Have I got nothing to say? Nope (well yes), I keep thinking of no end of ideas of posts but it’s simply been a lack of time for various reasons I’ll detail below. Last month I thought to myself “Christmas is coming that’s a great time to catch up on blogging” or catch up on this or that and a whole number of things but...
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If a job’s worth doing…

If a job’s worth doing…My late father left many legacies. Some good, some not so but one thing he taught myself and my siblings was that if a job’s worth doing it’s worth doing well. Perfection was to be strived for. This blog post is about that subject and how many seem to not bother. By 13 I could not only fix a puncture I could service my bike, by 14 decorate my room and I could fix a car before I could...
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Attitudes to Klout

I plan to write a few posts about Klout in the coming months but here’s a starter for ten. Observing the behaviour of tweeters I’ve come to the conclusion there are 4 types of attitudes to Klout amongst the users. There are: Those that truly believe that having the greatest Klout score is everything. Those that know it’s not ‘everything’ but act like group 1...
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The Not Norfolk Show

The Not Norfolk ShowI was at the Royal Norfolk Show this year helping on a client’s stand in the food hall. It’s actually the first time I’ve been (for various reasons) but next year I definitely want to go along as a visitor. I had a long tiring day but learnt a lot and enjoyed it. Now maybe my view was some what unfairly biased by working in the food hall and not getting to see much outside but...
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Nurturing entrepreneurs

Nurturing entrepreneursA couple of weeks back I had the privilege of  being a mentor on a schools enterprise day working with a bunch of year 9′s (that’s 13 yr olds ). The idea was to come up with a new smoothie flavour and market it including branding, packaging design and strategy including competitor research. This is a complete day out for the youngsters from their regular lessons and for many of them...
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