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This week, random biking, boating and cycling clips, and notes on business agility. Also, MAD magazine is closing down (WOTMEWRY is still a license plate I’d order, decades after buying my last copy!).

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Interview with Best-Selling Author Simon Sinek – Metis Strategy

LohanAugust 27, 20201 min read

In this episode of Technovation with Peter High, Peter interviews Simon Sinek, a leadership expert and author of The Infinite Game. Source: Interview with Best-Selling Author Simon Sinek – Metis Strategy

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LohanAugust 5, 20201 min read

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Writers and Parkinson’s Law. Got time?

LohanJuly 22, 20201 min read
Writers and Parkinson’s Law. Got time?

Meet John. John is a parliamentary sketch writer. A rather brilliant one, but that’s subjective (if not true!). Look at how he summarise Parkinson’s Law. Rather good turn of phrase, isn’t it? What one thing gets in the way of…

Listen to Crace, the Westminster political sketch writer, reflect on the UK Gov’s corona response.

LohanJuly 22, 20201 min read
Listen to Crace, the Westminster political sketch writer, reflect on the UK Gov’s corona response.

I’m a regular reader of John’s sketches, and I hope to meet him at Hay one year or another. His tales of late make me cry, whether of laughing, frustration or sadness I’m not sure. Like he says, it’s the…

At 99, Al Jaffee Says Goodbye to Mad Magazine

LohanJuly 21, 20201 min read
At 99, Al Jaffee Says Goodbye to Mad Magazine

As a send-off for the cartoonist, the satirical publication has prepared an all-Jaffee issue that includes his final Fold-In. Fun fact! The fold-in concept Al Jaffee came up with in 1964 on the back pages of MAD was a satirical…

Random cycling clip

LohanJuly 21, 20201 min read

Somewhere in Cornwall. Some time in 2017.

I hate to cancel. I know we made plans to get together tonight but that was two hours ago… I was younger then, and full of hope.

Word of the week: Oysgezoomt! – from longreads: A friend who teaches at another university tells me that a new Yiddish word has been invented: oysgezoomt, “over-exposed to Zoom,” as in “Ich bin azoy oysgezoomt!” …