Oh how I love working from home. I don’t have to wear business-dress, I can be with my dog all day, I can have my beloved Radio 4 on in the background, I can answer the door to take in parcels, from my position here in the kitchen I can provide my very own neighbourhood… Read More My lucky dog . . .
I’m a sucker for the airport arrivals hall. What a hotbed of emotions they are. After the impersonal experience of a long, sticky charter flight, isn’t it great to witness up close the more intimate, soul-refreshing scenes of family and friends being reunited? On my travels this year alone, I’ve eavesdropped on: … Read More Going the distance . . .
Can I make a request of you, please? If you’re a leader, if you manage a team – could you give some thought to how you could develop them together? I firmly believe in the power of coaching – both 1:1 and at a whole team level. Well, I would say that, wouldn’t… Read More Storytime . . .
Working with a group of first line managers last week reminded me that good leadership development is as much about learning something new as it is about reaffirming that what you’re already doing is fine. This is especially true of many people I work with who are all so genuinely modest that they sometimes forget to… Read More 10 minutes of me time . . .