march tsundoku

This month’s tsundoku includes a variety of quite different types of books, with some more or less likely to make it to the promised land of actually getting read.

perfection is the enemy of perfectly adequate

I have always been a perfectionist. I hate making mistakes. Simply the thought of others seeing my mistakes makes my face burn. It is impossible to enjoy activities that I’m not naturally very good at, and there are plenty of those (mainly sport related).

a row a day blanket

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a row a day blanket The lovely Sophie from Botanical Yarn inspired me to take up crochet. Normally more of a knitting fan, I’m loving making this row a day blanket.

what’s the point of meetings?

A couple of years ago I was part of a group at work looking at why we have so many meetings and how to make them more productive. We came up with various best practices and pieces of advice but fundamentally the outcome was that people should only have meetings when there is a clear purpose to getting people together.

10 things I wish I’d known about… career management

10 things I wish I’d known about… career management 1. Careers are not linear Many of us leave university and feel the weight of planning out our entire lives on our young shoulders. Where we’re going to work, for how long, ultimately what we’re going to be when we ‘grow up’. But it doesn’t really… Continue reading 10 things I wish I’d known about… career management