Running and podcasts and the personal MBA

Recently I’ve started running. (First proper exercise in about 20 years!) Its only every other day and I’m doing very simple and gentle stuff. It’s actually a lot easier than I thought and the recent good weather has definitely helped. I started using Runkeeper to help me track progress – this has been really beneficial….

How to work with difficult people

In Richard Sennett’s new book ‘Together: The Rituals, Pleasures, and Politics of Cooperation’, he explores the history of cooperation and posits that most tactics that we commonly use are actually making it harder to reach a position of real cooperation. There are four key skills Professor Sennett believes we all need to get better at if…