That back to school feeling’s still here!

But why? It’s been 15 years since I was forced to spend Sunday evenings thinking up excuses why I hadn’t done my homework, rather than actually doing it, so why does it still creep up and ruin my last day of freedom! We’re pre-programmed by all those years of High School, and it just won’tContinue reading “That back to school feeling’s still here!”

Work hacks: the secret to productive meetings

Another week, another productive internal stakeholder meeting out the way. I think. It’s getting harder to decide if I’m making any ground with people, or if I’m getting closer to being found out for talking b*llocks Nowadays I seem to drift between humouring peoples’ patronising ideas, and trying to figure out if they’re taking theContinue reading “Work hacks: the secret to productive meetings”

How to bounce back from a bad day at work

I got to work today and something I’d been working on failed. A lot. The bunch we’re writing for are tough – to say the least. It’s rightly so, as they’re really good at what they do and actually, they’re better at my job than I am. It’s a tricky situation to have to dealContinue reading “How to bounce back from a bad day at work”

5 reasons you should phone in to work sick

It’s not an easy decision, but just when is it okay to phone work and tell them you’re sick? Aside from just dreaming of a decision-free day, there’s inevitably going to be times you’re actually not well enough offer your highest possible contribution, which, let’s face it isn’t that high. And although it probably seemsContinue reading “5 reasons you should phone in to work sick”