It's that time of the year where people set out their New Year's resolutions. In my time honoured tradition, I have not set any resolutions. Instead, I have set a number of goals which I am aiming to complete during the next 12 months.
"Find out who you are and do it on purpose" - Dolly Parton
Last week I started reading Find Your Why, the new book and tool from Simon Sinek and his team. My WHY, my personal purpose and values, are hugely important to me. I’ve studied my WHY for a long term. I’ve tweaked it over time to articulate in different ways, each time trying to improve it. [...]
To say this year has been an annus horribilis could be an understatement. After breaking my leg and ankle earlier in the year, my Nan, one of my only constant parts of my life since childhood, became poorly and then, after a short period of palliative care, passed away. Alongside this, we have had one [...]
Being a leader is a huge responsibility - not only do you need to look after yourself, but you are also responsible for taking care of those in your charge. Being able to use that responsibility, and privilege, can be tiring and draining. But it can also immensely rewarding. And this example from Starbucks proves [...]