Make a list of the top 10 qualities you think a good leader should have. Now review the list and reduce it to 5. Now 3. Now 1. What did you come up with? Are you doing that in your leadership? Every day? With everyone?
I really like the sound of Charlotte Japp’s CIRKEL initiative – see A young creative’s ambitious plan to stop workplace ageism. Thank you Charlotte.
Sandra Wu suggests that if we want to feel more satisfied with life, we can read 5 books that will change our outlook for the better – see Reading These 5 Books Will Change Your Life. I’m intrigued.
We were encouraged at work recently to “pack a waste-free lunch.” If honest, I don’t often take much of a lunch with me to work, so I quickly viewed the item, and then easily dismissed it. And then I had a rethink, so restored the email and the image, and found it to be rather… Read More More haste, less speed . . .
Ever got up and made a big decision about the day ahead, only to realise later that the way ahead might not be as easy as you’d first thought? That happened to friends of mine recently … their challenge was a walk up a hillside that turned into a craggy, quite scary adventure. I was… Read More Stop, start . . .
In the 1930s the grounds of the organisation I work for looked like this: In the 1930s, the grounds of the organisation I worked for looked like this. This is what another of its sites close by looks like today Change can be pretty amazing.
A good article here by Jeffrey Davis: You are not your work: how to escape “workism” and reclaim your identity And on this Saturday morning, I’m wondering … is there anything you need to do in order to find yourself again?
If you read my blog No job too big (10 May 2019) you might recall that I was looking forward to a trip to the cinema – my grandson’s first. Spending over £20 on tickets to watch a 45-minute cartoon with an 18-month old paled into insignificance as I watched the joy on my boy’s… Read More Looking for leadership . . .
On yesterday’s theme of giving permission, comes this very wise statement. If only we had 400 years to get there. Thank you to my lovely friends who thought this worthy of sharing … I agree.