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Asleep in the home office

Don’t sleep at the office

There are so many people working from home and flexing their hours around families and other home commitments. Experiences vary from surprise that it’s possible with their job, to liberating, to hating it. Whatever it is for you, bear this …

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Cat comfortable on sofa

How big is inertia in your life?

I do a lot of speaking at events, at least, I used to 🙂 and when I say something like “I am going to tell you a story, so get comfortable, and we’ll begin…” everybody moves. They all ‘get comfortable’. …

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Wearing odd socks

I am wearing odd socks

I am wearing odd socks, and I don’t care. That’s different! I have noticed that my priorities and evaluation of aspects of the way I live my life have changed under lockdown. Some things that used to seem important, no …

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Reading glasses and book

Learning culture – some thoughts

Someone asked me how to go about creating a learning culture and I sent them this response… I have always been a little bit leery of the concept of a learning culture. I’m not saying it’s a bad thing, it’s …

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Informal Learning at Work book

Coffee and a Chat – Informal Learning – Friday 12th at 13:00

I look forward to joining Cath Convery’s Coffee and a Chat on Informal Learning with Laura Overton on Friday 12th June at 13:00 You can register here http://pal.gl/f4 My best wishes, Paul

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Hamburger and man exercising on scales

I realised something this week

I have become used to this new way of life resulting from lockdown.It no longer feels strange or weird although it certainly has aspects that I like and dislike compared with my pre-COVID life. I went into lockdown with food …

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Sun breaking through clouds

What is your silver lining?

COVID-19 has given us a new perspective on so many things we have taken for granted – our freedoms, our leisure activities, our families, and our friends. Until now, most of us never considered how life as we know it …

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Seal on rocks in aquarium

Face-to-face training has wriggly mortis

I remember a long time ago in a land far away I visited a marine park and watched a performance by the resident seal lions and their trainer. He made the usual gags such as explaining why they are so …

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