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My Sunday Photo: calm

A quiet, still pond surrounded by autumn trees. A picture of calm!

Life has been more than a little hectic of late. With the first week of the new term, our house being on the market and work piling up, it’s been difficult to remain calm! This, then, was much needed. I was in nearby Lewes for a couple of meetings and had arrived half an hour …

National Freelancers Day

An office setup in a bedroom.

Happy National Freelancers Day! In a little over a month, I’ll have been my own boss for a whole year. When I quit my well-paid but completely miserable existence at a red tape obsessed organisation last summer, I wasn’t sure it would work out. But I took the leap of faith and haven’t looked back since. …

KPIs for kids

Close-up image of a dart board with a dart in the bullseye

I had to come up with some objectives for the next quarter of the year at work recently. They’re a bit of a faff and always sound a little too strategic and impersonal for my liking, but I do see the point hidden behind all the business jargon and am well versed in outlining the achievements …