I know Giles (the author) reasonably well. We’ve had a few beers together over the years, worked together a little, popped up at the same events and know – and respect – a lot of the same folk. Additionally his work – particularly his blogging and the work he did at Defra that he references…… Continue reading [book report] The agile comms handbook
Given my current circumstances and mindset this Guardian article about mid-life career changes is timely. I’m not convinced that a career change (or tweak) is the silver bullet for all that ails me but it is something I want to explore over the next few months. Loosely I think my thoughts on the topic break…… Continue reading What do I want to be when I grow up?
My sabbatical officially starts tomorrow but truth be told I’ve barely worked for the last three weeks due to a combination of leave and stress. I’ve been lurking on Slack and keeping an eye on my emails – popping in with the occasional comment or contribution but it hasn’t been much and now it won’t…… Continue reading Sliding into my sabbatical
Traditionally May is my second favourite month*. Two bank holidays is always a blessing and in years gone by I’ve built amazing holidays around those days off. Timehop has been actively reminding me about those holidays – which is a bit of a mixed blessing truth be told. Last year though I caught Covid in…… Continue reading May 2021
Reading that the venerable Giuseppe Sollazzo is adding a new feature to his newsletter combined with the whole Basecamp debacle (where a company long hailed for its admirable culture turned out to have anything but) I am considering adding an occasional element to my weekly jobs newsletter. I’d give the hiring manager (or team member)…… Continue reading “Do you have any questions for us..?”