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Five Great Wee Questions

Apparently yesterday was the most depressing day of the year, according to Dr Arnalls from Cardiff University. He has a formula to work it out based on the weather, debt, money, failed resolutions etc etc. Hmmm. I assume Cardiff won’t be asking for the full £9,000 per annum fees for this sort of tosh. I’m […]

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Sharpen the Saw

I said in my last Pearl of 2010 that I was going to take off the first week in January to “sharpen the saw” as Stephen Covey recommends in “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”. He talks about a man spending all day struggling to fell trees with a blunt saw. When asked why […]

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The 7 Habits Still Ring True

It’s not often I re-read a book. In fact the only book I have re-read is Roald Dalh’s Danny The Champion of the World. But I have just finished re-reading Stephen Covey’s masterful The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The worst thing about this book is the title. It sounds like just another quick-fix, […]

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