Novus Blog

The half-life of enthusiasm

Do you remember when you have been to a concert or a show that was really fantastic? You couldn’t wait to tell people about it. You spoke about it to everyone and described how you felt and what it was like to be there. You did that for days afterwards. A week or so later Read More …

Putting things in perspective

I happened across a tiny money spider the other day . These things are minute. You could fit several on the back of your finger nail with room to spare. It was busying itself in the corner of a room doing whatever they do to ‘thrive and survive.’ And that got me thinking about scale Read More …

In the Firing Line

If you work in the corporate world in any sort of capacity you probably often feel that you are in the firing line. There is the threat of job insecurity coupled with the constant need to perform, meet targets and ‘prove your worth.’ So we get into work early and we stay late. Anything to Read More …

Once upon a time…

Once upon a time, in a land not so far, far, away, there was once no such thing as new technology. There were no mobile phones. No internet. No Google. We had land-line telephones. If people weren’t at the other end we couldn’t talk to them. Indeed talking is what we did. We talked and Read More …