Today I took myself out for a coffee – and a bit of reflection time.

A luxury you might think. Maybe. This never happened during my teaching days. But then, those days involved a regular salary, Performance Management cycles, opportunities to take on more responsibility, to develop and grow. And none of that happens now - unless I make it happen. This September marks 2 years since I resigned from … Continue reading Today I took myself out for a coffee – and a bit of reflection time.

Review: Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy – Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

"Option A is not available. So let's just kick the shit out of Option B." I recommended this book to a friend before I had even read it. I'd read a magazine interview with Sandberg in which she'd talked about the death of her husband Dave and the 'Option B' advice she'd been given when … Continue reading Review: Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy – Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant