Tag Archives: Starbucks

Social Technology: it’s the little things that count

After a month of travelling, i’m back in the UK and settled in to start editing the book. Starbucks is a favourite local writing spot: somehow i’m more productive in busy, noisy environments. I use their loyalty card App, which … Continue reading

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Closing chapters: Singapore Diary day 5 (Learning, knowledge and meaning)

This week, i’m in Singapore and have taken the opportunity to explore learning, knowledge and meaning from a variety of angles. Yesterday was all about feedback and reflection: today, i want to close the chapter and think about narrating my … Continue reading

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Words About Learning: Sincerity

Picked up my coffee at Starbucks today. They’ve changed the system, asking me for my name the, when the drink arrives, it’s written on my cup with a big smiley face drawn next to it. Strange, it makes me smile … Continue reading

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Who owns the truth? In a world of self publication and social media, how do you know that what you’re learning is ‘true’?

I was in Starbucks this morning, my favourite place to settle for some writing, when i saw they had a book for sale. ‘How Stuarbucks fought for it’s life without losing it’s soul’ (http://www.starbucks.com/onward). It’s a book by Howard Schultz, … Continue reading

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