JPod

Douglas Coupland captured the spirit of an era with Generation X, a revealing portrait of slacker life in Canada. The lack of ambition and conformity was considered disturbing and reviewers worried about a lost generation. JPod looks again at a new generation of employees working in the software industry. It’s interesting reading for anyone working… Read More »

Severance

Taking a break from working over the Easter weekend, a film about a Management Team Building break seemed a good choice. Organisations invest heavily in team building away days, short breaks and outward bound adventures. It’s important that teams get on well together, trust each other, and know each others strengths and weaknesses. Severance sees… Read More »

Sport’s Biggest Club Competition

The European Champions League The Champions League is the biggest competition in club sport. The Final was watched by 360,000,000 people last year, more than three times as many as sat through the Superbowl. Chelsea‘s success in the competition was estimated by Coventry Universityto be worth £69m (US$107m). The total prize money distributed between the… Read More »

Shadows Over Camelot Co-operative Game

It’s cold out, so it’s a perfect time to sit home and play a game. Shadows over Camelot pits the players against the game, meaning that to win, your fellow gamers need to win too. To win a game of Shadows over Camelot players sometimes have to do things that aren’t much fun. A player… Read More »

The Wire as Management Textbook

Management consultants and leadership gurus often spend a lot of time looking for inspirational leaders and models of managerial success with which they can inspire people. It’s become almost a cliché to draw examples from the military and sports. Those examples are often filled with products of private education and great universities, excluding individuals from… Read More »

Urban Vacation Weekend in Copenhagen, Denmark

Two Days In Copenhagen, Denmark Copenhagen in Denmark makes a great urban vacation location. The city of Copenhagen is vibrant, welcoming and packed full of history, as well as shopping and culture. English is widely spoken and there are cheap, frequent daily flights from most European capitals. You can certainly spend a week in Copenhagen… Read More »

What To Watch After The West Wing

Which Political TV Dramas Are Worth Watching? I do love a political drama, and there’s plenty to choose from. Here’s my favorites, and the answers I give to the questions: What to watch after the Sopranos? What to watch after Breaking Bad? I like intelligent programming, and I’m not averse to comedy. When the two… Read More »

Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas Halloween Costume

Get The Raoul Duke Look Fans of Hunter S Thompson won’t need convincing that a Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas costume is a good look for Halloween. Other people may easily swayed by the fact that a Raoul Duke Halloween costume is really easy to throw together, and just as comfortable to wear as… Read More »

Obscure Breaking Bad Character Halloween Costume Ideas

Breaking Bad Support Character Costumes I love Breaking Bad, and I’ll happily throw a Breaking Bad themed costume party. Whilst Walter White Costumes may be all the rage, even for Bryan Cranston, not everyone can wear a Walter White outfit or a Walter as Heisenberg costume. Breaking Bad has some great support characters who are easily… Read More »

Better Call Saul Goodman Halloween Costume

Get The Saul Goodman Look Breaking Bad offers the hottest Halloween costume choices this year, and there’s no better Halloween costume for a lawyer, para-legal or law student than that of Saul Goodman. With Better Call Saul getting its own Netflix spin off show, Saul looks like the character who’ll still be making the Halloween… Read More »