Furry Elephants and Floating Astronauts…

Slightly off topic & a plug for my friend & former colleague Julian Hamm’s latest publication ‘Why Do Astronauts Float – 50 Misconceptions Even Clever People Have About Popular Science’ Julian is the owner of Furry Elephant & author of the book. Furry Elephant started off with interactive educational software to teach and test you about ‘electricity’ – one of … More Furry Elephants and Floating Astronauts…

Man is a social animal

So your employer has to accept and channel this? See this article related to ‘Social working‘ from ‘Personnel Today’ In today’s smartphone society ‘control’ of social media is impossible unless you’re willing to block mobile phone data signals both in and around the place of work What role should your employer really play in your social life?

Open Question…..

Anyone ever been in a BYOD workplace or is it just a thing of accountant’s dreams? Whilst it’s OK for ‘accountants’ to moan about the cost of laptops for contractors what blockers are there to this cost-saving dream ?

A lesson from 1948

As most of us write for others’ consumption, I’m sharing author George Orwell’s guidelines on writing style Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print. Never use a long word where a short one will do. If it is possible to cut a word out, … More A lesson from 1948