When not to laugh

You know those things you already know, that you don’t really need a lesson about? Yeah, those things. The things life sometimes likes to throw at you, like that annoying teacher who would randomly ask you a question just to make sure you’ve been awake for the past hour. That. Hmmm I should maybe be…Continue reading When not to laugh

About blogging

If you were attending a conference, and specifically attending one of the sessions that was going to be covering “blogging”, what questions would you want answered? No, I’m not being completely lazy, I already have a good outline of what I want to cover (why, what and how) but it’s always good to get some…Continue reading About blogging

What is the word?

There is a word for everything, and if there isn’t then the English language is quite happy to go and steal one from somewhere else (hello, schadenfreude). So maybe someone can tell me what the word if for when, all of a sudden, everything seems to happen at once, like all the strands of your…Continue reading What is the word?

Coming Soon

A few months ago I was asked to speak at a conference in Nottingham. A few months ago I bought tickets for a couple of gigs, one in Manchester (Elbow), one in Glasgow (Massive Attack). I didn’t really think about these things much until this week when I realised they were all coming up in…Continue reading Coming Soon

Funny's Cousin*

I am hilarious. I frequently crack myself up, and the bemused looks of co-workers and general passers-by only add to the hilarity. My humour is largely sarcasm based, with a tag of “friendly banter” and I can be fairly merciless when it comes to teasing people but hey, it’s all (hilarious) good fun, right? A…Continue reading Funny's Cousin*

One Minute

My current role is changing a bit, with some additional responsibilities being added, specifically around line management. As such, I’ve been reading The One Minute Manager and have to admit it’s given me a lot to think about. The basic principles are to instill any team members or staff with a simple structure in which…Continue reading One Minute