I really like learning. If I won the lottery I would blow it all on amazing courses and die very happy. Ha! 😊 OK - I'm sure I wouldn't spend all of my winnings on courses. but, wouldn't it be great to have more time to read, listen and learn more great things about the … Continue reading What can we learn about learning?
Brexit - what effect is it having on you? As an observer of human beings, have you noticed the stress and division caused by Brexit?. (I sound like an Alien. I am starting to wonder if i am one, stranded on a mad planet, ravaged by a new disease.) Anyway, I have recently witnessed a … Continue reading Beating the stress of Brexit
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It's the season to be merry, but there are other things to consider at this time of year. Like rest. Holidays are a time for family, but don't forget they are also valuable downtime in the darkest time of the year. (At least - that's true in the Northern hemisphere.) It's been cold, damp and … Continue reading Festive fun and a brain break
Giving up is often a really hard thing to do. It's hard to admit defeat and give up on a task or project that you've been working on for a while and heavily invested in it. But, is it still right for you to keep on? Or is it time to stop and move on? … Continue reading Give it up! make a healthy swap
I've recently begun the process of changing jobs again, due to the changing nature of my work at Ordnance Survey. I will, ofcourse, be sad to leave....but.... I have 5 weeks where I'm pretty much free to be at home, having worked really hard on a year of drastic transition and change, including a large … Continue reading Mind the gap! (Managing the space between jobs)
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This week we're taking a look at the upsides of #socialmedia after last week's look at the pitfalls of this increasingly prevalent channel. Social media can also be a force for good and positive action. In recent times we've seen the rise of the #metoo movement shine a light on terrible misuses of power in … Continue reading And what are the positives of Social media?
I recently had a bit of an epiphany about social media and the pitfalls of perception that come from digital personalities. Here are my thoughts. If you have an average day and nothing great happens, do you post on Facebook? If you have a bad meeting, your project gets cancelled or your interview goes badly … Continue reading What are the downsides of social media?