One whole week of work done! Day one was tough! I arrived at the office and was immediately drawn into an all day workshop. To observe. To listen. A lot didn't make sense. We grabbed lunch for half an hour at 3pm and then it was back into the workshop. It was a very long… Continue reading Word of the Week: Persist
After more than six months of being unemployed, I start working again on Monday! I'm not sure how I feel. I'm ready, but I feel a little removed from the situation. It's almost as if I'm in limbo. It's a long time since I have had to walk into a new organization where I know… Continue reading Word of the Week: Calm
What a great week I have had! I received two job offers, I ran a 5km race and I have dropped a dress size! Let's start with the job offers first. I had been in negotiations for the first role for more than two weeks. The executive really wanted me to join his team but… Continue reading Word of the Week: Hooray!
The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry (adapted from Robert Burns). How true. Just as my mother was ready to move into her new cottage, the retirement home had a power outage which has still not been restored! After five days. All the boxes have been unpacked and stored into the… Continue reading Word of the Week: Focus