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A manager who was hooked on brainstorming

Miles was a section manager in a large design agency.  He was in his thirties, with an unkempt beard and given to wearing corduroy trousers. He had a degree in graphics and design and was a gifted cartoonist.  The agency created advertising campaigns, advised on corporate logos and designed catalogues and brochures for a number of blue-chip companies.  The ethos of the place was right-brained, informal and emphatically ‘can do’.  Miles was a great fan of intuitive processes and lateral [...]

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I’m a low brow

The other evening I went to a concert at Wigmore Hall.  I go there quite often, mostly to hear baroque music.  I’m blissfully happy with baroque music: nice tunes, nothing discordant, non threatening.  I’m also perfectly happy with anything Schubert wrote and I like listening to a good pianist.  However, a concert given by the acclaimed pianist, Igor Levit, was my downfall.  I’d been to a few of his concerts before and enjoyed them.  So, I trusted him and bought [...]

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