PERSONAL: Welcome to 2008

I’ve had a nice two week break over the Christmas and New Year period. The first week was spent on chores, family events and generally unwinding. The second was spent reading and thinking, and catching up with a few close friends. Now, I just need another week to do all those technology related projects I intended to get finish… I decided to avoid email and blog reading over the...

HAPPY: Michele Connolly – Happiness Strategies – Why being happy matters

I’ve mentioned the amazing(1) Michele Connolly(2) previously, but that was before she had even finished her first How NOT to be Happy series. Now with 62 posts under her belt, I’m *happy* to report her writing just gets better and better. Whilst some of her posts are laugh out loud funny, and others are pithy, research based insights, there are also thought provoking ones like her...

PERSONAL: Why have a link blog?

A few people have asked me why I now have a link blog (URL here, RSS here). There are a few reasons. The main reason is the signal to noise ratio. Here on my main blog, I like to keep the S/N ratio pretty high. I try to consider posts carefully before posting them, and will generally stand by my assertions (unless proven wrong, in which case I’ll happily recant). I’d like to think...

PERSONAL: On Leaving Talman

I finished up at Talman last Friday after more than 9 years with the company. It was a sad day. Having been there for more than half of my professional career, I have learnt, grown and gained so much, and become close friends with many of the team. Walking out the door for the last time was a strange feeling. After deciding back in May it was time to take the next step, I sat down and discussed...

SUPERB: How NOT to be Happy

I was going to wait until Michele had at least ten posts complete before linking to it, but with content like this, I’d be doing you a disservice not pointing it out now: How to be Happy Check out her Tips on How NOT to be Happy – priceless! Tip 1: Take offense Tip 2: Never take responsibility Tip 3: Pity yourself And there’s more to come… Subscribe to HappinessStrategies...

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I'm the co-host of HubShots and the CEO of XEN - helping mid-large B2B companies with their digital marketing and lead generation.

Craig Bailey