Reflections

What a newbie needs…

I’ve been in my new job a month today (A MONTH!!) and I thought I should stop, reflect and take stock of the things have been most important to me. Here are my top five most important things… Patience: having people around that have the patience to tell me things, and...

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BOOK REVIEW: Insight, Dr Tasha Eurich

BOOK REVIEW: Insight, Dr Tasha Eurich

Having an interest in self-awareness, I really wanted to read this book. It has a wealth of data, information, case studies and resources in it. I couldn’t believe that for the price of the book alone you had 14 appendices worth of tools to help you assess and develop...

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Plan B – Plan Brilliant!

Plan B – Plan Brilliant!

Back in January, I blogged about the necessity of having a Plan B. If you go to my website and search Plan B, it’ll be there at the top of the list I talked about the importance of having a back up plan if your current work plan didn’t well, go to plan! I thought I’d...

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Professional Wisdom

Professional Wisdom

I was recently asked what the most important piece of professional advice I’ve ever received had been. I didn’t blink and said there were two things, not one Low and SlowMany years ago, I had a #mentoring session with Alison Ward, a wise Chief Executive and recently...

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Contact Prevents Combat?

Contact Prevents Combat?

I managed to dip in to this amazing well-being event today. I caught part of a workshop about Wing Chun martial art, which has links to qigong and Kung fu. The presenter said that it was essential for there to be contact so that parties could be guided by what they...

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Raise Them Up!

Raise Them Up!

Today I was blown away by the impact of a conversation. Having felt down, miserable and generally incompetent at everything, today I found myself having an unexpected conversation about something I love and something I’m good at! It made me think about how fragile our...

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Working from Home or Office?

Working from Home or Office?

A few days ago, The Guardian shared an article about the big ‘return to the office’ debate. I’d been thinking about it for a long time, but until then, I hadn’t been able to put my thoughts together, but this is what I came up with…. I don’t think we need to go to the...

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You need experience to get experience

I’ve always struggled with this idea of needing experience to get experience. When you apply for a new jobs it’s generally because you want to move onwards and upwards or you need a change. So, it’s fairly unlikely that you’ll be applying for a job that’s identical to...

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Doing Great Thing Together

Doing Great Thing Together

Isn’t it interesting how we all make sense of the world and generate solutions? You’ll already know that I like to write things down. I like to work from a skeleton and build up the flesh, working from the bigger picture to the detail But not everyone works likes...

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