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The tussle between my ‘Tortoise’ and my ‘Hare’…………………….

Understanding the ways we can sometimes make our career and life choices. Keeping the balance right between our natural preference and what doesn’t feel quite so natural. So our decisions are more considered and yet timely. Continue reading

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You will never …………………..

It was whilst listening to Kenton Cool on Saturday Live a few weeks ago, describe the moment when he was told how he would never walk again without the aid of a stick, that made me ask. “What happens to … Continue reading

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Life after a sudden loss of ‘face’ and role………..

Since the election I have been reflecting on what it must be like to very suddenly and publicly lose your job and role. How do you ‘pull yourself together’ and successfully manage your way through such a ‘sudden’ and ‘disruptive’ … Continue reading

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Why being ‘curious’ is good for you and your career

  Curiosity and empathy are in my view the two characteristics that underpin resilience, underpin and individual’s ability to either ‘bounce back’ or ‘bounce through’ a difficult event or situation. So for today I am going to focus on ‘being … Continue reading

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Are you part of a team or just sharing the same work space?

Teams fascinate and intrigue me, because it has been many years since I was required to work as part of a team on a daily basis and I cannot quite get a handle on what makes a truly great team. … Continue reading

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Comfort or courage, which will you choose for 2014?

What quote would you choose to describe 2013 in terms of your work and career? For me it would be Brene Browns’ – “You can have courage or you can have comfort, but you can’t have both” Sitting back and … Continue reading

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Black box systems, black box behavior……………………..Part One

“In science and engineering a black box is a device, system or object which can be viewed in terms of its input, output and transfer characteristics without any knowledge of its internal workings” Source: Wikipedia This idea intrigues me and … Continue reading

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