In hotel cells listening to dial tones, remote controls and cable moans…

I’m staying in a hotel in central London right now, as I’m attending a conference. I was only planning on staying tonight but ended up travelling up last night instead due to public transport round my way shutting down for the morning while the St Jude storm passed over. I have to admit, I’m quite […]

RIP Lou Reed

I don’t generally do the whole public RIP thing when famous people die but Walk on the Wild Side will forever be ingrained in my brain, being one of the songs, like David Bowie’s Space Oddity, on my mum’s car mix tape that I remember listening to, ooh, hundreds of times (I really don’t think I’m exaggerating) […]

Why do so many incompetent men become leaders?

Following on from yesterday’s post about getting rid of managers, here’s Harvard Business Review asking Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? The truth of the matter is that pretty much anywhere in the world men tend to think that they that are much smarter than women. Yet arrogance and overconfidence are inversely related to […]