From the category archives:

Meaning

Tweet I always find something of value in looking at Hannah Morgan’s blog and this morning she was making a reference to a remark that Dick Bolles (he of Parachute fame) made about hope. She paraphrases it as “When you have no options you have no HOPE.  Show people their options and you can see […]

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Tweet Mike Pegg as always has some great thoughts on continuously creating and developing work that is satisfying. Stage one is your ‘seed corn’. You plant lots of seeds and explore many possibilities. Some seeds grow and people show interest. You also put extra effort into the projects you find stimulating. Stage two is ‘satisfying […]

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Tweet In our book we have a whole chapter on this crucial topic and an exercise (we call them Can Do’s) to help you identify your key values. We recently came across another way of analysing your results from this exercise by Rebecca Nestor. This took me back to research techniques that I used to […]

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Tweet Ahh how to find the Holy Grail…..Mike Pegg as ever offers some great thoughts and practical solutions.

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Tweet Katie and I are both great enthusiasts for Ken Robinson’s work and presentations and his writing. Katie interviewed him for this website last year. He has messages for all of us but we believe is especially appropriate to portfolio working. Portfolio workers usually choose this career pattern as it enables them to engage with […]

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Tweet In our book we emphasise the importance of knowing your values and your motivated skills. These are both of course related to meaning and I was fascinated to come across this 1972 clip of Victor Frankl with a barnstorming display on why the search for meaning is central to each of us.

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