New Year. New idea?

New Year. New idea?

“Why are you buying that, Grandad? You didn’t use the one you bought last year”. This is my 10-year old granddaughter challenging me in our local stationers as I take a new wall year-planner to the counter. She’s right, of course. They always are. I didn’t use my wall...
How often do you say Yes?

How often do you say Yes?

“I say ‘Yes’ a lot”. This was the Executive Editor of The New York Times, Dean Baquet, when asked about his management style, on a UK radio programme last week.  What a wonderful philosophy, I thought: to be able to hear those words from your boss on a...