Getting the Balance Right

Getting the Balance Right In brief… What do social media, helping the homeless, and blowing up balloons have in common?  They are all about getting the balance right. Social Media can consume all your time and attention, and if you don’t get the balance right, you’ll end up being unproductive and feeling frustrated.  The...

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Worker

Can Networking be seen as genuine perk that boosts productivity? Yes, today’s blog’s title is an homage to the film of almost the same name, “The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner.” The 1962 ‘coming-of-age’ drama is a bleak movie with an equally bleak storyline, and a less than happy ending… or is it? The...

Making A Difference

What a pleasure it was to join Chair, Antoinette Young and the other members at the Yeovil Elite Business Women Club.  It was obvious to me that every member around the table was making a beneficial difference to other people’s businesses and lives.  The range of benefits was huge: hints on how to improve...

Drink Me!

“Drink Me,” were the words on a label around a bottle. In the story, Alice found this when seeking to get to a most beautiful garden in what we come to know as Wonderland. Her access was temporarily denied because she was too tall for the tunnel that opened onto the garden. Drinking the...

First and Last

First thing this morning the stars were the brightest, clearest, and most numerous I can ever remember seeing… at least since my childhood.  That was the start of my day – the first thing. The first thing was magical, inspiring, energising. Last night, after a hard day’s physical work, we collapsed in front of...