“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein. I don’t know about you, but I am not a fan of learning from my mistakes. Never […]
Introduction “Our next speaker, Laura McHarrie has been a volunteer supporter for the Young Enterprise Programme for 11 years and prior to that, a business mentor with Princes Trust. For […]
An audience with Jon Jenkins from Just Add Tech … Jon explains why productivity doesn’t seem to go up when we add technology that’s supposed to make life simple … […]
On this day in history, Martin Luther-King Jr was born (Jan 15th 1929). He was assassinated before his 40th birthday. He’d have been 89 today, if he’d have lived this […]
your team. On Tuesday, I took a day out to find out how to make the most of Crowdfunder to support the board at AsOne theatre company. We've all heard about it but how many of us really understand the nuances of this opportunity to raise cash for our business?
As a lady of a certain age, I have a vested interest in ‘Sageism’ – I thought it might be worth confessing this at the start! The thing is there […]
I’m sure my specialist will be happy to see hand propped up by pillows as he insisted earlier before discharge. Me? I’m glad to be home and I’m quickly adapting […]
Don’t you think it’s a wonderful sound when a flock of geese fly into Weymouth? Theirs is not the most attractive sound but it is very distinctive. For me, it […]
A few weeks ago I went to the pub for breakfast, dressed in this year’s Lion’s gear. We were supporting England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales in the battle for the […]
Laura McHarrie, introduced a project as part of her high performance leadership project in October 2015. The project floundered in the first few months. Having reviewed the initial plans, […]
At the Sydney Olympics Nick Rogers and his team mate Joe Glanfield came fourth in their sailing event. Two points short of the bronze medal – they were gutted! After a […]
Can you remember having to do your job with one hand tied behind your back? I bet it was one of the reasons you chose to ‘go it alone’? Run […]
I mentioned Blue Monday in a blog post yesterday, it affects many of us in business when all the good intentions of our new year resolutions have dissolved. My antidote […]
Are you feeling a little overwhelmed with your stay of execution of this year’s resolutions? If, like me, you are experiencing a step back every time you take two forward; […]
We are now a third of the way through our time as leaders of the Dorset Toastmasters clubs. How do you think we are doing? If you are anything like […]
A useful method of planning your use of time is with a Priority Matrix. This depends on two criteria: Urgency; a job with a fixed deadline. The close the deadline the more urgent the task Importance; something that has a major impact on your job or which you put a high value on.