Problems, Problems!

Problems; something that seems to be the focus of all dialogue and marketing to businesses, and the subject of an earlier blog on people having problems, not businesses. And whilst there is strong compelling evidence that negative marketing is effective it is all a...

Roll up, roll up!

In any single week I can be called upon to don a number of hats; and not just for work. We’re doing an office refurb at the moment so Trusty and I have had to learn a fair bit about lighting and fire regs. Then we’ve been learning a new database – fun, but...

Bring me solutions, not problems

I’m sure it makes you cringe inside when you hear the solutions not problems adage used. It’s fallen into the same pit of disgust which also has “Run it up a flagpole…”, “Ducks in a row…” and the stupid box we’re meant to think outside of. Well what if I could...

Head Space

I’m a reflector. I’ve always been one, but I didn’t really understand my thinking process until I was older. It means two things; sometimes I can make a snap decision which isn’t always the most sensible, although this doesn’t happen anywhere near as much now I’m...

Just Giving. But to whom?

Is it too late to question why we allowed something as toxic as the Daily Mail to exist? I read the Third Sector piece about the DM’s article on JustGiving. I may be in the minority here, but I feel as if now they’ve sent the sector into a tailspin over Data...

How much does free cost?

Free’s free, right? Or is it? Mr Plug the Gap works in IT. He’s the epitome of a grumpy IT man and could happily share a space with Roy, Moss and Jen in The Basement, telling people to turn it off and turn it on again, occasionally throwing in a “Is it plugged in?” in...
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