Category: The Dotted Line

The Dotted Line: Shocking

Ever woken up from a faint or in a hotel bedroom and experienced the shock of not knowing where you were? You are puzzled and confused until your brain solves the riddle of where you are versus where you thought you were. Read the full edition here How can you avoid missing

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The Dotted Line: A life-changing experience

A holiday can be a life-changing experience – and two events this summer illustrate that being stubborn and ferociously independent are not the only ingredients for success. Occasionally, we all need some people who ‘have our back’. Read the full edition here Do you hold two inherently contradictory views –

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The Dotted Line: I’ve created a monster!

Sometimes even our good intentions get overtaken by bad experiences and we end up creating a monster, accidentally… Read the full edition here Do your contracts leave the other side delighted, slightly affronted or mistrustful? Would you like to receive The Dotted Line directly to your email inbox every second

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The Dotted Line: What are you putting off?

Is there a project you are putting off? Decorating the house, tidying the garage, digging your garden or redesigning your contract process? Whatever it is, sometimes it’s hard to know just where to start… Read the full edition here Instead of just one small thing (like I suggested last time),

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The Dotted Line: What are you waiting for?

This week, statues have been torn down or removed as an expression of anger at their links to slavery and racism. Often after communities endured decades of frustrating debate. But what is it that you are waiting for? What contract issue do you want to change NOW? Read the full

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The Dotted Line: Is it fair?

Will the ‘new normal’ involve a greater commitment to fairness? A recent IACCM study says that 88% of businesses think so, but will we see an increase trust and transparency, and a decrease in jargon? Read the full edition here Why am I wearing sunglasses indoors and what barriers do you intentionally

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The Dotted Line: Oh!

According to Boris (the voice of the UK government), construction is on the naughty step! He has implied that we should have been at work all along and – accompanied by table thumping and finger wagging – we’ve been told to get off the step and go back to work. 

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The Dotted Line: Hahaha

The best antidote to lockdown stress? Laughter. This newsletter reminds you of the humour in contracts. Yes, really… Read the full edition here What should you sign up to? Would you like to receive The Dotted Line directly to your email inbox every second Thursday? Simply enter your details here

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The Dotted Line: Have you got time?

If you find yourself with some spare (non-commuting) time – having bought enough toilet roll and cake to last a lifetime – and have settled into this new ‘normal’, here are some ideas to help you be prepared for opportunities after lockdown.  Read the full edition here If banking can

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The Dotted Line: How can I help?

Regular readers will know that my newsletter pops into their in box at 9am sharp on a Thursday… and it’s been getting later recently. Much of that reflects how busy I am trying to make sense of contract issues arising out of Covid-19. Read the full edition here If you

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