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...

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...

What Gets You Energised?

What gets you energised? What gets your atoms jumping? What gets your molecules dancing? What gets your juices flowing? What gets your heart pumping?   I like people – occasionally. That’s why good networking can leave me feeling more energised at the close of the event than at the beginning. I like food. I...

Women in Law v Boys Club

I write this blog with some trepidation, for two reasons. Firstly – there is so much focus in the media (both traditional and social) on the role of women in business. Particularly regarding pay equality and gender representation in senior, executive and board positions. Secondly, and being totally open, I’m quite nervous I’ll say...

10 Tips for Healthy Summer Feet

It’s sandal season, so it’s time to think FEET! Here are my top 10 tips for keeping your feet healthy, pain-free and active this summer. 1) Introduce a good foot hygiene routine Wash and DRY feet, especially between the toes Check for Athlete’s Foot and other infections and treat Change socks/tights daily Wear flip...