Posts Tagged: Work

Four Day Work Week – Week One

Our son will be starting school in September allowing my wife to return to work; she wants to I’m not forcing her – honest. She has always wanted to train to be a nursery nurse, and through a chance conversation at our son’s pre-school she has secured a position starting immediately. To give her theContinue Reading ›

Psion and the netBook Trademark

As an ex-Psion employee I was disappointed and a little saddened to learn of Psion’s spurious trademark claim to the word netbook. Psion were once a great technology company practically inventing the PDA , creating some classic hardware designs and creating the operating system that powers a huge proporation of today’s smartphones: Symbian. Psion launchedContinue Reading ›

Why Do you Answer the Phone?

Seth Godin has another great post on his blog today entitled How to Answer the Phone in which he states: The only reason to answer the phone when a customer calls is to make the customer happy. He goes on to say If you’re not doing this or you are unable to do this, doContinue Reading ›

Let My People Go Surfing By Yvon Chouinard

This is not so much a book review as a book recommendation, in fact this book is so good I’m happy for you to stop reading this post now and go and buy Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard. Still here? OK, then I’ll talk a little about this great book. I boughtContinue Reading ›

Do You Work in a 21st Century Mill?

Continuing my theme of modern and clever working arrangements… I’ve just read Seth Godin’s latest post the new standard for meetings and conferences in which Seth says If you’re a knowledge worker, your boss shouldn’t make you come to the (expensive) office every day unless there’s something there that makes it worth your trip. SheContinue Reading ›