Over four and half years ago I started writing daily. Every day, without fail, I wrote. But today I pause. Likely for the summer, but perhaps longer.
Short Term Pain for Long Term Gain
Most of us and the organisations we work with struggle to embrace short term ‘pain’ or frustration for long term or future gain.
6 Ways to Build Confidence
Confidence is partly an attitude thing, partly about personality and knowledge, but also partly a skill. Here are six things to try.
Remote and In Person Working
There is a lot, A LOT we can do virtually now. Remote working works. So what is the value of getting together in person?
Poor Clothing Choice
There’s a saying here in Devon, UK that goes like this ‘There is no such thing as poor weather, just poor clothing choices.’
Perhaps the challenge for us is how to use the ‘higher standard’ cash is measured against to raise the game of all humanitarian assistance.
Sometimes it can be helpful to consider a different metric all together – the ability to keep ‘playing’ or working. Aka – Showing up.
Specific and Generic
We need to perfect is the art of stating specific enough activities that satisfy budget holders, but generic enough to give team members wide berth.
I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
I still haven’t found what I’m looking for.’ Yahoo. Internet Explorer. Google. Ecosia. Safari. Firefox. Bing. were all supposed to solve this for us.
Bringing water and feed to our animals was fun and interesting for the first week. 12 weeks on, it is less so. It has become a chore.
New to You
Someone needs to the one who goes first or experiences the new thing first. Then they need to tell others.
“Was anyone in Salem an actual witch? Or did everyone just believe what they’d been told?” A powerful lesson.