Monthly archive April, 2011
Leadership 101

Leadership 101

Napoleon, the source of the first leadership lesson. Image courtesy of Boston Public Library. I was recently asked to talk about leadership. Now, those that know me might think this is a faintly ridiculous idea but there are a few tips on leadership that I have picked up along the way, that I use all...
Small Birthday celebration

Small Birthday celebration

In March adliterate turned six making it slightly younger than my oldest son and slightly older than my youngest. In fact I bought the domain name on the 4th March 2005 at the height of the excitement about Web 2.0 and in the early days of the plannersphere but before we had even heard of...
Crisis, what crisis?

Crisis, what crisis?

What’s the plan for planning? Image courtesy of see_another_side. A few years ago in an orgy of self-congratulation and a pithy monographs invoking the spirit of King and Pollitt, planning turned forty. The second great advertising innovation of the twentieth century alongside Bernbach’s pairing of creative teams seemed confident and cocksure with a rosy future...
No more jobs for the boys and girls

No more jobs for the boys and girls

Image courtesy of Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg, the rather pointless Deputy Prime Minister of Britain’s sad little coalition, is in a bit of a pickle at the moment. No one in the country likes him not even Liberal Democrats, his party is about to be annihilated in the local elections on the 5th of May...
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