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Thoughts on communications, change, engagement, leadership or pretty much anything else of interest or note that I pick up around the place. A place to relax, think, write and muse a little...

June 2, 2020

To not learn from Covid lockdown is a massive mistake. This week a short video on three things I think we need to get better at going forward

January 28, 2020

This series is full of golden nuggets of valuable leadership information. Read more & find out how these gold miners leverage leadership principles.

January 7, 2020

Reflection & goal planning is a powerful thing! This is an exercise that can be done all-year. Here are 3 things I'm focusing on in 2020.

October 21, 2019

Learn how the 2019 Ironman Barcelona competition taught me valuable lessons on oganisational purpose & power.

July 29, 2019

So this week's blog topic was a toss-up between talking to people like children and Jacob Rees-Mogg's new 'language guidelines'.

But given that I don't want to give Rees-Mogg Esq (oh PLEASE!) any more airtime, I decided to plump for the former option.

I went to a meeting...

July 15, 2019

We're just back from an amazing three-week trip in Borneo.  Though in fairness, to call it a 'trip' is to do it a massive injustice - it was an experience of a lifetime for all of us.

We did the lot - orangutans (there's one in that pic!), sun bears, moun...

December 10, 2018

My Granny died in 2004 - we still miss her and her little truisms.  

One of her often-used lines, which I keep with me, was 'It's nice to be nice'.  It takes very little to be a decent human being, very little to do a small thing for someone else....

October 29, 2018

Two-thirds of us eat lunch 'al desko', despite the fact that advice from experts - and common sense - tells us that it's a bad idea.

An Irish Times article earlier this year said, 'There is nothing good about lunching at your desk. It’s bad for your physical a...

June 19, 2018

The weather's been nice here recently so, as a - proud - MAMIL, I've been cycling to work a bit.  It's a 12km spin along the coast of North Dublin and it's beautiful.  Except when it's windy - then it's a bugger of a cycle.  Like a day last week.  I was cycling into a...