Why is it so hard to drop stuff?

Why is it so hard to drop stuff?

We know that keeping ourselves and our workload in check requires a constant re-balancing. Things come at us, whether they are bigger than initially planned or unplanned completely. We need to make decisions about where to spend our time best. But do we? Some of us...
The aftermath of the ‘pivot’

The aftermath of the ‘pivot’

Workplaces have been pivoting all over themselves, as we know. We have become awesome at redirecting our strategy at lightening speed levels. It’s the post pivot aftermath we are now living in. We are exhausted. The data is telling us. We all know it. In 2019 Harvard...
When is it helpful to mind their business?

When is it helpful to mind their business?

Ever been driving and your passenger has some really really great advice for you, about how to drive, turns to take and even when to indicate? Don’t you just wish you had an ejection button for them like they have in Top Gun? How good were those flight scenes by the...
How do emojis help in feedback?

How do emojis help in feedback?

I’m a Gen X’er. If you watch Jimmy Rees  take on that, I should technically need explanations when texts have responses like POV, IKR and FML in them. It’s the new way to communicate. Especially if you do it with your 👆🏼 only. Apparently I’m still responding like a...
Last month I unmarried myself

Last month I unmarried myself

Like actually. I did. I had a little ceremony in my kitchen. With myself. And I’ll tell you why. About 14 years ago I was walking down Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, in the north of Melbourne. It was one of the first weekends without my small kids after my divorce went...