Archive for April 2017
Should conflict be avoided? Is no conflict healthy?
Walking around Stirling in Scotland, I saw the sign below on a building which many years ago housed a home for abandoned boys. It reminded me of all the families, couples and firms that live by the no quarrelling rule, extending it to cover any passionate disagreements. But is no conflict healthy? Or is it…Read More
Passion Plus Balance Equals Success: Walking the tightrope of enterprise
Small businesses grow out of passion–it might be your desire to do your own thing, share something wonderful, or make a difference. It might even be a passion for money…although that is less often the case. It’s a bit like being in love: we’re so excited and high that the inconveniences and risks are minimised. Our…Read More
Making the best of it: It’s how you play your hand
Making the Best of It Over the recent bank holiday, I hope you’ve had time to relax and do something different, as I’ve had. I entertained, walked in woods bursting out in bloom, played board games and worked on puzzles. One of the puzzles was a series of anagrams, no clues, just anagrams. I was…Read More