December 21, 2017

Last December I wrote a post about Christmas songs. 


The idea was that the song that makes you feel the most Christmassy is the one that meets your main emotional need at this time of year. I picked out eight classics to illustrate eight different needs.


But it’s slowly dawned on me that I committed the cardinal sin - I didn’t define the central need. W...

December 7, 2017

When you start your own company, you quickly notice how certain essentials no longer appear as if by magic.


Some are obvious, like a laptop, a phone, IT support, a salary.


Others sneak up on you unexpectedly. Like a particular item of stationery that you suddenly urgently need.


Like a rubber band.


This happened to me a few weeks after sett...

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