A Sunday e-mail sabbatical Paid Members Public
[https://i2.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2013/09/cloudy-adur.jpg] There’s something seductive about counter-intuitive solutions. The fact that they feel wrong makes you think that they’re right… I’m trying something counter-intuitive right now. I’ve been struggling with balancing productivity and family time
Sometimes, you just need to live in the moment Paid Members Public
About as beautiful reminder as you could ask for that sometime we need to live in the moment, and not mediate every experience through our phones.
The problem with self-employment Paid Members Public
[https://i0.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2013/07/garden-leaves.jpg] I’ve just had my eyes opened by, of all things, The Onion [http://www.theonion.com/articles/man-on-cusp-of-having-fun-remembers-every-single-o,32632/] : > While cracking open his second beer as he chatted with friends over a relaxed outdoor meal, Platt
Watch this before you start work Paid Members Public
There’s a whole load of genuine research behind these ideas. One thing I’ve done consistently since I worked on the Nokia project [http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/2013/05/design_your_day.html] back at the beginning of the year has been designing my day in exactly this
The work/life infusion Paid Members Public
Dan Catt on his reasons for leaving The Guardian [http://revdancatt.com/2012/07/26/leaving-the-guardian-creativity-vs-mild-depression-the-quantified-self-and-running/] : > It was the crushing lack of scope for creativity within the projects that was the problem. They fell very much into the category of ‘move this over here, put that there, add something somewhere
Like Minds Exeter 2012 Liveblogs - day one Paid Members Public
[https://i0.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2012/05/like-minds-audience.jpg] Links to my liveblogs of day one of Like Minds Exeter 2012**Morning session:**- [Russ Lidstone: Why what you do matters](http://wearelikeminds.com/like-minds-2012/russ-lidstone-why-what-you-do-matters) – Russ kicked off the “ideas festival” with a talk that
Beach Sunset Paid Members Public
[https://i1.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2012/01/Evening-waves.jpg] One of the boons of my current more… independent workstyle is the time to walk along Shoreham Beach in the afternoons, enjoying the raw beauty of nature.
Living (and Blogging) Better in 2010 Paid Members Public
Christmas is finally, irrevocably over. I have taken down the Christmas cards and decorations at home, and am back in the office, with a denuded and forlorn looking tree (right).And that means my self-imposed social media diet is over. I’ve made tentative first passes at both my feed