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Changes

How have I changed? Next Monday, I’m going to a training course. We’re going to start with each person doing a ‘three minute input’ (note: not a presentation, an ‘input’) on how we’ve changed over the course of our development … Continue reading

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Questions and more questions

Love a horse and talk to plumbers. Ask questions of everybody and don’t hide your ignorance, for ignorance is simply the unlit side of curiosity and the outside of the door to wisdom and knowledge. Be a limitless person to … Continue reading

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Making friends

Inspired by this post from Emily, I’ve been thinking about networking a little bit this evening. I work in a corporate environment and, as I move up the organisation, people keep emphasising the importance of using your networks, of developing … Continue reading

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I’ve had two pictures in the last couple of days. Someone shared one with me yesterday – I was in a canoe, drifting down a river in beautiful surroundings. It wasn’t necessary to paddle, just every now and again, to dip a paddle in one side or the other to steady myself, or steady my course.

The other image comes from a blog that I’ve been reading recently http://www.chattingatthesky.com/2012/07/09/when-giving-up-is-the-only-way-to-win/ 

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Diversity

I’ve spent this evening with a good friend. In the circumstances of our lives, we’re quite different. OK, so we’re both white, middle class girls in our 20s, but apart from that … She was brought up as a Christian, I … Continue reading

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In which I use the West Wing to discuss identity

Over recent weeks, I’ve been re-watching the seventh series of the West Wing. When I first started watching the West Wing, I remember someone warning me that Sorkin left at the end of series 4 so everything got a little … Continue reading

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