Photo of Richard Feynman, taken in 1984 in the woods of the Robert Treat Paine Estate in Waltham, MA, while he and the photographer worked at Thinking Machines Corporation on the design of the Connection Machine CM-1/CM-2 supercomputer.

Richard Feynman and the pleasure of finding things out

This BBC Horizon programme about Richard Feynman inspired me when I was a boy and I found it again online recently....

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How GeekBoss got its name and the ‘muddle’ of coding for Zork

How GeekBoss got its name and how Zork's creators devised a unique programming language to bring the Great Underground...

'All behind you Winston' - Low cartoon showing wartime cabinet rolling up their sleeves and marching behind Winston Churchill

How to run a collaborative change management project (video)

Over the last 18 months, I have been running some huge change projects at my marketing agency. This video covers the...

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Interview with Stephen Bungay: historian, writer and management guru

Stephen Bungay is a management consultant, academic and author of two remarkable books about the Second World War. I...

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Silence is golden: how to soundproofing your writing room

It's difficult to figure out how to write in a world that's full of distractions. Here are a few tips for soundproofing...

Matthew Stibbe and Totoro at Studio Ghibli Museum

How to ask someone to be your business mentor

Mentors are a blessing for aspiring entrepreneurs and managers. But there's a good way and a bad way to ask someone to...

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Roger, wilco: when communications need to be crystal clear

How the aviation world ensures clear communications and avoids misunderstanding. And why the marketing world needs to...

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How I trained myself to get up earlier

I do my best work in the morning before the 'working day' starts. Learn how to get up earlier with these proven tips -...

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How to get a big fat pay rise and promotion, even in lean times

Difficult times may be the best opportunity for ambitious people to position themselves for a pay rise or promotion.

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How Apple wins at brand loyalty

The data certainly shows the value of customer loyalty. Apple's share price is high. But how does Apple achieve such...

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Bambi vs. Godzilla: How to work with big companies

Articulate has found there are big benefits to be had if you can learn to work with big companies: here are a few...

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Remote working: lessons for managers from 20 years’ experience

Practical, real-world tips about how to make remote working a success; whether it's new to your organisation or a...