Opportunity awaits just through that door

Many of us ‘paper shufflers’ (ie office workers) are still doing our standard hours albeit working from home not the office. This is all well and good but the simple fact is we don’t deserve a medal, rather we should be getting a good kick up the backside! Very few of us are in rolesContinue reading “Opportunity awaits just through that door”


Lately I’ve been really enjoying helping others on their various journeys. Well I would define it more as more supporting and being a sounding board. Being a “sounding board” has been so rewarding and something I’m keen to keep on doing – so I thought I’d do a bit of up-skilling. Mentoring is only oneContinue reading “Mentoring”

Do something

I have just attended a Waster Workshop hosted by Mainstream Green and the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce – enabled by the WDC. I’ve been a bit flat lately (the concussion didn’t help but that’s another story) but you simply can’t help but be inspired by Nicola Turner talking so passionately and practically about reducing waste.Continue reading “Do something”

Collaboration is not tech…

Collaboration is a term that is bandied about a lot these days but its meaning has been clouded, quite literally. A base description of collaboration (thanks to the good folk at Wikipedia) is: Collaboration is the process of two or more people or organizations working together to complete a task or achieve a goal. CollaborationContinue reading “Collaboration is not tech…”

Leadership is an interesting concept.

So much is being written these days about what a true leader is and isn’t. How they operate and how they interact with their teams and colleagues. The focus is now on human leadership, moving people from the system constructed management of days gone by. A large part of my LinkedIn feed is articles andContinue reading “Leadership is an interesting concept.”

Cambridge Taking on the World

This is an article I wrote for the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce. I want to share it because the core theme applies to so many communities. Businesses can, and must, be a key part of thriving, sustainable communities.   “I’ve noticed something about business in Cambridge recently and it excites me. We all know thatContinue reading “Cambridge Taking on the World”