The Bartlett Bubble

Ideas, hopes and dreams for
a better world of work and life

Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.

Muhammad Ali

We all live in a bit of a bubble I think – the main characters in our own biopic. Sometimes the supporting cast struggle a bit with the plot, and sometimes the extras can be just so annoying, but we’re in our bubble and in there we’re safe, we’re protected, and we’re able to be ourselves.

This is my bubble.

Welcome. Feel free to have a look around and see what you like. Or don’t like. That’s okay too. There’s a decent chance that I haven’t thought about it from inside your bubble.

  • My First Blog Post

    November 11, 2019 by

    If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants — Sir Isaac Newton So here it is – the very first post on my new blog. How exciting. For me anyway. Probably less so for you I’m guessing… Oh look at that, I’ve started the self-editing inner monologue… Read more

  • Pussy Galore

    January 14, 2020 by

    Feels awkward to read, doesn’t it? Certainly feels awkward to write and even more awkward to press ‘Publish’ on this post. But as I desperately hope you are aware, that was the name of the female lead in the James Bond film Goldfinger, played by Honor Blackman. (By the way, do you remember her in… Read more

  • Longing for belonging

    January 7, 2020 by

    Culture is a funny thing to put so much time and energy into really, because really it’s totally intangible. Impossible to measure the return on the emotional and intellectual investment. The investment of time, and brain power. The books, the articles, the conversations. How are we really doing? And… whisper this quietly… what good is… Read more

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