Tomorrow, because of all your fabulous experience and knowledge and skills and kindness, could you perhaps give a helping hand to someone at work who needs it? I’d like to think that you could.
Guilty? Twelve management jargon gems we all love to hate
I saw this … “Academic Twitter friends: can you provide a tweet worth of advice to PhD students? Things you wish you knew when you were in the midst of your own PhD? Things you wish you told yourself?” This was one reply: “Make friends. Resist competing against peers and make friends. Do for each… Read More Never truer words . . .
Young Poets, by Nicanor Parra Write as you will In whatever style you like Too much blood has run under the bridge To go on believing That only one road is right.
Inside the UK Men’s Shed of the Year. I’d no idea that there was such an award categorisation, but on reading about it, just could not deny what a wonderful initiative this is. It really is a feel-good story. And I think it’s more than about men getting together. It could be women, people of… Read More Work it out …
You probably know that I like football. Far from an expert, and if I was a referee I’d be grateful for a VAR, but certainly a fan of big-match night and internationals. And you may also know that I’ve taken more than a lesson or two from the world of football management over the course… Read More One-nil …
“Look! Why want anything more marvellous than what is.” Diana Athill
A senior leader who I much admire was asked, “as a leader, how do you get people to listen to you?” Her reply? “Gather brilliant people around you.” Go on … I’m listening . . .