Category Archives: Article

Wonderful spam? The evolution of junk email

If it seems like there’s a little more room to breathe around the Inspire blog it’s because I’ve just finished disposing of a hefty can of spam. I trawled through the older blog posts and filters and ended up obliterating … Continue reading


Accountability, The Oz Principle, and the colour of magic.

When a colleague you respect recommends a book on accountability you can take it the wrong way and ignore him, or go to Amazon and buy it. That’s what I did and the book was almost finished by the weekend. It led … Continue reading


Business and archaic training tools

50 years on from Carl Jung’s death, it was interesting to read the BBC’s Mark Vernon reflecting on how Jung would see the world today. As the father of modern personality tests and a pioneer in helping humans see the … Continue reading


The qualities of a leader

This is long term planning for the success of her business, and what I realised is that she has a 24 month plan that involves making herself replaceable. Interestingly, her nominated replacement is not the popular man of choice… Continue reading


The perils of pushing yourself too far

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been thinking a lot about how important it can be to switch off – you may have noticed an increasingly frantic tone to my posts! As a society we put a lot of … Continue reading