“I can’t give you a surefire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” Herbert Bayard Swope
Redbooth and Priceonomics analysed 2 years of data from thousands of workers to establish that peak productivity at work is achieved on … Monday, 11:00. I wonder why it is then that Mondays get such a bad reputation? Could it be that some of us are in fact secretly happy to be at work? Now,… Read More Admit it . . .
“Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” Cyril Northcote Parkinson, 1955
Writing a reflective journal is a huge part of my professional practice – for my leadership, my coaching, and my studies. And the best bit of all? Taking time months later to read what I’ve written – it gives me insight, encouragement, assurance, confidence … and helps me remember to try to avoid making the… Read More My colour is purple . . .
“This is a dandelion, ” I told him. He shrugged. “I know. Some see a weed; some see a flower. Perspective.” Kiera Cass (The Crown)
“Too late, I found you can’t wait to become perfect, you got to go out and fall down and get up with everybody else.” Ray Bradbury
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Albert Einstein
A barista in one of my favourite on-site coffee shops at work was overheard updating a colleague on the status of their coffee machines that morning. It seemed that two were being a bit problematic, with only one fully functioning. When I went to order my second coffee, I asked the barista if he’d fixed… Read More Always . . .
“First of all, I would like to make one thing clear: I never explain anything.” Mary Poppins