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Sharpening the saw

January 5, 2015

For many years during my early career I was immune (or certainly resistant) to business and professional development books. The thought of them repelled me; indeed many still do. The particular brand of let’s say ‘bravado’, as pedaled by the likes of Tony Robbins, leaves me utterly cold. The later discovery then of how different Stephen Covey’s philosophy and writing […]

A criminal past

May 1, 2014

My name is Patrick Stuart Monro, and I have a criminal past. Some weeks ago this thought occurred to me: If I’m ever harsh about designers overly concerned with visuals on the web, it’s because I’m talking about me 10-12 years ago. — Rick Monro (@monro) April 3, 2014 It had begun to feel that […]

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