Love what you do

Instead of, “do what you love,” perhaps the more effective mantra for the entrepreneur, the linchpin and maker of change might be, “love what you do.” If we can fall in love with serving people, creating value, solving problems, building valuable connections and doing work that matters, it makes it far more likely we’re going continue reading »

English students

“All English students are unreasonably attractive.” “If you date them, they send you poetry in texts.” “I think they used to read for fun but their degree has made them hate it.” “There’s always a mature student who sits at the front and just wants to talk about Margaret Atwood.” “They’re constantly imagining they’re somewhere continue reading »

Seth Godin on Zeitgeist

Seth Godin warns us to beware the zeitgeister: He only cares about what’s trending now. The only worthy examples are this week’s examples, or even better, tomorrow’s examples. The zeitgeister will interrupt a long-term strategy discussion to talk urgently about today’s micro-trend instead. The zeitgeister has little or no knowledge of the foundations of his continue reading »

The best chicken avocado salad recipe

I’ve given it a lot of thought, and I think avocado might just be my favourite food in the entire world. Avocado slices on toast with chilli flakes. Homemade guacamole. Avocado spaghetti. And chicken avocado salad. Especially this shredded chicken version, which is the best chicken avocado salad recipe I’ve ever guessed my way into continue reading »

Life in London

It’s been another great week! Summer always puts a smile on my face and I love how light it is in the evening. Highlights from my week include plenty of time with the family and our book group reunion in Covent Garden. It was a beautiful day and the streets of Covent Garden are empty continue reading »