The Correlation of Rate of Time Passing and Age

It has become increasingly clear that as one ages, the passage of time speeds up. This is a universal ‘law’. Based on personal experience, a geometric relationship exists, with a common ratio of about 2 for working purposes!

time flies

The article below, by Christian Yates, lecturer in Mathematical Biology from the University of Bath discusses the observation, coming to conclusions that rest far more on a combination of psychology and hormones.

I remain to be convinced. The ageing effect in the universe is a much more subtle and insidious factor than the disrupting effect of a black hole!

NGC 5128 - Centaurus A 07 in Visible Light XRay and Radio Waves

Photo credit: (Top) NASA/CXC/CfA/R.Kraft et al. (Bottom) X-ray: NASA/CXC/CfA/R.Kraft et al; Radio: NSF/VLA/Univ. Hertfordshire/M. Hardcastle; Optical: ESO/WFI/M.Rejkuba et al.)

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Handling The Crisis: An Interim Approach



(Image by Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines, 6 December 2013. Photo: OCHA/Gemma Cortes)

In Handling any crisis or large, transformational change in a short period of time, a leader needs to be able to insert a new level of resilience into the organisation.

Interim executives who operate in this niche have the reserves of expertise to call on that can be engaged effectively to achieve a successful outcome.

Cool, calm, collected. A trite phrase but like many of its kind – borne out in practice.

A summarised approach is offered below, based on practical experience and academic research, not least at Harvard Business School

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UK Bribery Act 2010: 5 years on

fifa corruption commentIn 2010, the Act was made law. In March 2011, guidance was issued on what constituted ‘adequate procedures’ to show that an organisation was taking the legislation seriously. This was reinforced by a joint issuing of further guidance from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).

PriceWaterhouseCoopers Legal LLP have a very good blog here that summarises this as part of a series of entries looking at what has been learnt over the last 5 years.

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World's Biggest Imoji or God Sharing a Joke?

As seen in The Guardian, on line, today, August 3rd 2016, a particular formation in the erupting volcano crater on Hawaii’s ‘Big’ Island. The video taken from a circling helicopter shows a great happy face. Watch and enjoy!




Originally filed by Nicole Puglise (, with video courtesy Paradise Helicopters.

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