Lessons from the ‘Die Hard is/isn’t a Christmas Movie’ debate

I haven't written a post for some time now, but it somehow felt important to address the key debate of this time of year: "Is Die Hard a Christmas movie?". I'm specifically addressing the ongoing disagreement in this post, and what it says about people and our ability to feel and rationalise something to be … Continue reading Lessons from the ‘Die Hard is/isn’t a Christmas Movie’ debate

HR: the movie

Another of my early blogs (rerun to buy me time to get on top of the new book) A recent Twitter exchange prompted a suggestion that HR should have its own movie. Technically it already has http://t.co/tZOPpHmJbA but for some reason, it failed to capture the imagination. So conversation rapidly turned to what a movie with … Continue reading HR: the movie

HR as a wartime consigliere

In the last Blog I wrote about Star Wars - and in my first I wrote about Jaws. The plan is to keep struggling through films (and other things) until I end up scraping the bottom of the media barrel, so feel free to stop reading when I start producing articles with titles like lessons … Continue reading HR as a wartime consigliere

Return of the HR Jedi

Ok... if you haven't seen Star Wars then please just read my Blog on Jaws, if you haven't seen Jaws then please read my Blog on Job Hunting. If you don't have an awareness of any of these things then: congratulations on getting a job, why don't you sit down this weekend and watch Jaws … Continue reading Return of the HR Jedi

Training a Great White Shark

About 3 years ago I started writing a book. That book was never published for a variety of reasons, chiefly that I only ever wrote 6 pages and it wasn't very good. It was going to be on lessons for business from the movies - and then suddenly everyone was writing about business lessons from … Continue reading Training a Great White Shark