|Posted on 29 January, 2020 at 6:55|
Many years ago, I worked in the UK office of an international charity. We used to work long hours –I was often in at 8am and leaving 10 hours later. This was regarded as child’s play by the US office, where they came in at 8am and often worked until midnight. We were often made to feel like ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 11 December, 2019 at 5:20|
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I had a conversation with a freelance colleague recently about Christmas and the lessons we can learn from it.
As a freelancer, with a freelancer husband, she was talking about the dilemma of having to work for some of the time during the ho...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 31 October, 2019 at 6:35|
“If you don’t know what you want you’ll end up with what you get”
We are all somewhere - home, location, relationsh...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 12 September, 2019 at 4:25|
Are you one of those people who feel you are brilliant at solving other peoples’ problems, but useless at solving your own?
It is often the case that we can see other peoples’ situations in a much clearer light than our own, clouded as they can be by our imposter syndrome, ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 22 August, 2019 at 5:20|
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Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
I was sta...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 15 August, 2019 at 6:15|
Follow effective action with quiet reflection.
From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
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|Posted on 11 July, 2019 at 3:55|
"One's performance is often heightened by the brilliance and generosity of other actors."
How many times have you found that your work or career has been taken to another level, or just mad...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 23 May, 2019 at 0:10|
Last week, I got stuck in a lift.
It wasn’t quite as dramatic as it sounds: the outside wall of the lift was glass, overlooking a wide open expanse; the lift never moved so I was just stuck on the ground floor, not between floors; I was only in there for 5 minutes; and the alarm button was extr...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 14 March, 2019 at 4:25|