Posts About: 'work'

Work, Life and Coca Cola

Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name them – Work, Family, Health, Friends and Spirit and you’re keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the Read the article…

2012

I had initially planned to write a review article for 2012, looking back on the books and music I’ve enjoyed through the year, but that doesn’t feel as relevant today as it did a few weeks ago. I’ll remember 2012 for some fantastic highs, but for ending with a series of lows. 2012 was one Read the article…

Draplin

I’ve seen many many designers, and creatives, and developers, and web guys, and “serial entrepreneurs” speak at conferences, but there are few that are as genuine, as funny and as inspiring as Aaron Draplin. I was privileged to meet Aaron briefly last year when he brought his Tall Tales From a Big Man tour to Manchester; it Read the article…

Work Life Balance

Whilst rummaging through my Instapaper queue for some lunchtime reading I found this video. I was struck by this comment: thousands of people… working long hard hours, at jobs they hate, to buy things they don’t need, to impress people they don’t like OK so this is perhaps a little overly dramatic, but it’s not Read the article…

Winning Awards For mybarclaycard Design

I had mixed emotions when I left Barclaycard as whilst it had, at times, been a challenging place to work I was also leaving behind the best piece of work I’ve ever been part of: mybarclaycard – Barclaycard’s new online account management site. mybarclaycard is Barclaycard’s new online card account management site which launched late last Read the article…

Minsk By iPhone

I’ve just returned from a short business trip to Minsk in Belarus. As with my trip to New York I failed to take a camera, and so have another set of fuzzy iPhone photos. Minsk was not what I expected; it felt more like old Europe than old Russia or at least what I imagine Read the article…