Posts Tagged ‘johnjbowen’

three things you need to succeed

There are three aspects to performance that everything else hangs on. Without them you can function, but if you want to achieve anything specific you need all three. Read more…


change is all around, so do something useful with it

September 8, 2014 1 comment

I often write here about change; it’s a constant that we embrace and resist in almost equal measure and whilst we can’t turn the clocks back we do effectively do that by often re-inventing something. Read more…

holiday humour with a hint of piracy

With the last public holiday before Christmas comes the opportunity to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day a little early, and hopefully this will get you into the swing of things for September 19th. Read more…


“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit”

These words are attributed to Harry S Truman, the 33rd President of the United States of America and there is an obvious logic to them. Read more…


Hillary, Rodney and Neville; an eternal triangle? more holiday humour from the #MondayMusings column


(Dialogue: All with clipped tones, very stiff upper lip British middle class. An overacted Brief Encounter style)

(Background: Faint sounds of an office with occasional telephones ringing and bursts of typewriter noise)

(A door opens) Read more…


spoof posts and humour on public holiday Mondays

When I started writing the Monday Musing as a spoof or humorous post on public holiday Mondays I was myself following in others footsteps, for such writing is a long tradition and I often write such posts in the style of others; Read more…


leadership is also about creating the right space

Since I got back from my recent intercontinental travels I have been writing a lot about how things used to be for certain aspects of the places I have been to are in sharp contrast to the way things are here in the UK in 2014. Read more…