Byte Night

It’s been a while… since I posted here. Habits broken are hard to rebuild but enough of that. The point is: On the 5th of October I’ll be sleeping out in Blythswood Square, Glasgow as part of ‘Byte Night’ – for …


The BBC: from Elmore Leonard to PepsiCo

Despite all the preparation Entwistle fell because he wasn’t ready for what happened when Mark Thompson vacated that chair. There is a scene at the beginning of Elmore Leonard’s “Freaky Deaky” where Chris Mankowski, a bomb disposal specialist on his …


Who loves Monday Morning?

You’re not just an entrepreneur and a creative power house any more: you’re a manager too. You didn’t sign up for this! You’re surrounded by a bunch of people; people you were smart enough to employ. But although they all …


Business Cliché No.1:

Whenever you hear someone say there’ll be no let up on tough decisions or they won’t shirk the difficult choices ahead you know one thing. Someone else is in for a hard time. Politicians are very fond of talking this …