Nick's Notes

Barcelona 2-2 Chelsea (Chelsea win on aggregate 3-2)

As this blog post isn’t written solely for Ian Cohen, I can almost hear you saying “OK, Kirkland, by what twisted logic are you going to make this post something interesting for CIOs?” Bear with me… There has been a lot of press coverage about Chelsea’s recent form following Andre Villas-Boas (AVB) being fired and Roberto di Matteo being given []

IT is the ultimate habit

I’ve started to read Charles Duhigg’s latest book “The Power of Habit.  Why we do what we do and how to change”.  It’s a very readable book and is making me think.  Mr. Duhigg talks about people, organisations and societies, and considers the neurology of how we can change our (bad) habits as well as the stimulus necessary to do []

Do you explain yourself sufficiently?

I was struck by a comment made on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme this morning by Justin Webb.  The story was about David Cameron in Burma when Mr. Webb said “we believe David Cameron is the first British Prime Minister to go to Burma” and added “unless you know differently, in which case let us know”. Now radio programmes []
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