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I was at my work’s social club Christmas drinks on Friday evening just gone. It’s a fun occasion, and one that I had been looking forward to for some time, not least because of the free flow of alcohol and food: for a nominal cost, of course. It’s also an occasion to catch up with work colleagues who’ve moved to other jobs and locations during the year, and to meet new people; people who work for my department, but whom I wouldn’t cross paths with in the normal course of doing business. We are relieved that we still have jobs,

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Practically everyone’s read The Secret, right? In case you haven’t, it’s a book (and DVD), that was heavily publicised by Oprah five or six years ago. It worked on the premise that whatever you imagine and can articulate for your life, you will get. If you think and want for positive things, positive things will come into your life. Similarly, those who dwell on the negative will attract only negative things into their lives. You get the picture. While I quite like the thinking around this, I do believe it’s a flawed concept. In one sense it’s setting up people

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