Tag Archives: Values

Express Team…

I travelled by train this week up and down the UK. Not a regular occurrence…but occasional. Train journeys in the UK are much better than they used to be. I think the train lines are much the same…but the trains … Continue reading

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Big Day…

Today is an special day. It is a big day in both the UK and in the US. June 19 – third Sunday in June – is Father’s Day. It’s less obvious than it sounds. Mother’s Day takes place in … Continue reading

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Focussed Words…

We scientists have this unusual habit of making up words, or – just as often – taking two words with independent meanings and combining them to create something which we believe has a new and different meaning. One of the … Continue reading

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Work Friend…

I had a best friend at work well before it became a question asked in engagement surveys – Do You have a Best Friend at Work? Until I was asked that question, I hadn’t ever thought about the concept, but … Continue reading

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Lean In…

A best friend at work taught me everything I know about martial arts. I remember because it seemed so out of character, and because it was so interesting. I have never tried martial arts. I have thought about it but … Continue reading

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Uncertain Hypothesis…

So I am a scientist. I like data. I like data and hypotheses…and I like testing hypotheses. I like it when we test a hypothesis and it works…I like it when we test and it doesn’t work…and we have to … Continue reading

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Driving Emotions…

I read an article last week. On a website. The main question it asked was whether I was ‘in touch with my emotions’. I wasn’t that impressed – either with the article…or with myself for investing the time to read … Continue reading

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