The Ghosts of Christmas Present, Future, and Past and an Alternative Timeline

Imagining Silver Linings in the Future Makes Them Feel Scarce and Leads to Appreciating Them More in the Present Photo from The Old Vic Theatre, London (From a production of A Christmas Carol) ’Twas the night-shift before Christmas and all through the warehouse the team were quietly working to the festive music of Strauss. Each lostContinue reading “The Ghosts of Christmas Present, Future, and Past and an Alternative Timeline”

Knowing When to Say No More I’ve Had Enough and Calling It Quits

The Hardest Thing About Growing In Your Worklife Is That No-One Is There to Tell You What to Do Next, You Have to Decide That for Yourself Knowing when to say no more, I’ve had enough and calling it quits can be one of the hardest things you’ll do in your WorkLife. As a volunteer,Continue reading “Knowing When to Say No More I’ve Had Enough and Calling It Quits”

Speaking Listening Understanding, The Impact of Ism’s

The Power of Listening to Hear People’s Stories to See New Possibilities: New Ways to Make the World a Fairer and Kinder Place for Everyone Along with many people throughout the world I’m shocked, sickened and saddened by inequality, discrimination, and so many kinds of ism’s: racism, homophobism, sexism, ageism, bodyism, machoism, egoism, and soContinue reading “Speaking Listening Understanding, The Impact of Ism’s”

What Are You Going to Be When You Grow Up?

Or Maybe a Better Question Who Are You Going to Be at Your Next WorkLife Stage? Roisin had never really found her place in her WorkLife. She had stumbled from one thing to another. She had reinvented herself so many times along her WorkLife journey, all the time she felt she was constantly reinventing herselfContinue reading “What Are You Going to Be When You Grow Up?”

I Knew I Was Having an Identity Crisis When I Realised I Had Become Two Different People

It Took a Milestone Birthday, and a Charming and Funny Memoir to Bring About This Realisation, and With It a Turning Point in Sally’s Life Sally had lost herself in the process of years of keeping her work and her life outside of work separate. She had somehow become two different people. The world wasn’tContinue reading “I Knew I Was Having an Identity Crisis When I Realised I Had Become Two Different People”

Acts of Kindness and Generosity, Transformations, Pivots and the Domino Effect

Acts of Kindness and Generosity in Times of Crisis Are Transformational, Not Just for You as the Agent, but Also for Everyone Around You Acts of kindness and generosity in times of crisis are transformational, not just for you as the agent, but also for everyone around you. Because they can cause the domino effect,Continue reading “Acts of Kindness and Generosity, Transformations, Pivots and the Domino Effect”

What’s Standing In The Way Of Your Happy Ever After?

Sam’s Driver’s Licence Expired, so Did Her Longtime Relationship, and Now Her Job Had Too It dawned on Sam that everything has an expiration date, as she closed the door for the last time to the apartment she had shared with her boyfriend Karl. The lease had also expired. It was time for Sam toContinue reading “What’s Standing In The Way Of Your Happy Ever After?”

This Is The Way It’s Always Been Done

What’s Good For Many People, Isn’t Good For All People. Freedom of Choice Gives People Their Best Way of Doing What They Want and Need to Do This Is The Way It’s Always Been Done … are people’s stories of when they wanted to do things differently, not necessarily because they thought there was anythingContinue reading “This Is The Way It’s Always Been Done”

When You Know You Have to Fire Your Client, Your Collaborator or Your Colleague to Save Your Sanity

A Client, Collaborator or Colleague That Drains You With Too Many Demands, or Derails Your Morale, Needs to Be Fired From Your WorkLife Because for all the time you waste salvaging deteriorating relationships, you could instead be opening yourself up to doing great work with great people, and living a happy and healthy WorkLife as aContinue reading “When You Know You Have to Fire Your Client, Your Collaborator or Your Colleague to Save Your Sanity”