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So far Andrew Thorp has created 6 blog entries.

When slow & steady beats the quick fix

2018-08-02T17:21:42+00:00August 2nd, 2018|

There are no principles operating here, just gusts of wind. Printed in a recent USA Today, this description of a famous figure comes from Robert Epstein, an American research psychologist and a former Editor-in-Chief of Psychology Today. Can [...]

Different ways to tell the same story

2018-06-29T09:30:18+00:00December 12th, 2017|

Driving home recently I was listening to Jonathan Ross on BBC Radio 2 talking about space exploration. Someone happened to mention Neil Armstrong and Ross recalled a time when the famous astronaut came into the studio to [...]

Making the humdrum remarkable

2015-03-03T17:05:51+00:00March 3rd, 2015|

Virgin Trains put a smile on my face today. More specifically it was Damian, the train manager on the 15.35 to Euston who raised a smile on most people’s faces on what might otherwise have been a rather dreary commute. [...]

Don’t just tell us what – tell us WHY

2015-01-17T15:42:23+00:00January 17th, 2015|

I had the pleasure of meeting Neil Clough recently, a young man currently developing a great reputation as a motivational speaker but who is best known for his appearance on series 9 of the BBC’s Apprentice programme. I’ve included a [...]