Yes! I had a birthday this week! And with birthdays there are always birthday treats. My daughter bought the beautiful orchid and wine decanter that you can see in the picture and my husband insisted that we dine out for dinner. This whole week I was eating cake, dining out and generally consuming food and… Continue reading Word of the Week: Discipline
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!
My word of the week for last week helped me to stay strong so that I could be fabulous at a colleagues wedding yesterday! And I did feel fabulous indeed. I tottered around on some really high heels and was able to wear a fitted black and gold dress that I had only worn once… Continue reading Word of the Week: Relax