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My Worst Nightmare

It was 5pm, three little heads bobbing up and down on the trampoline, I was dishing out tea. “Tea’s ready", I shouted out the back door. Oscar washed his hands...
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The recognition that never came

It was the final farewell. I had put absolutely everything into that role. Laid myself out on the line. ❌ Deadlines causing me to stay up so late I went dizzy....
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How do I figure out what’s next?

How do I figure out what’s next? A recent question from my LinkedIn community. I took the time to answer this question in a full article. You can read it...
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Busy and in control…

Tuesday 8th September 2015 9pm. ​ I’m in the utility room folding the clean washing into neat piles. One for me, Mark, Oscar and Jenson. The final task to complete...
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How to negotiate partnership on domestic stuff

Two facts stand in stark opposition: According to a report by NBER Women’s lives over the past 35 years have improved by most objective measures yet… Women’s overall happiness have fallen...
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The tip of the iceberg

Dr Nancy Hopkins is known for her research identifying genes required for early development of the zebrafish and genes that predispose adult fish to cancer. During her early academic career,...
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Sneaky Values

Serving customers Working together Thinking about the long term Are three of the four core values of RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland). In January 2018 RBS’s chief Ross McEwan was...
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New Year, New Me….No Thanks!

New Year, New Me….No Thanks! It was a couple of years ago when an old work colleague posted on her Facebook timeline, “New Year, New Me”. Within 2 weeks, all...
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Can you answer my question?

Happy New Year, A simple question... What are you no longer willing to accept in 2021? Keep opening up,
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