Bohemian Rhapsody

I went to see Bohemian Rhapsody, the film about the rock band Queen yesterday, with my fiance Jackie. Let me just start by stating, for me, it it was one of my top 3 films ever, up there with The Shawshank Redemption & The Green Mile. What struck me very early on however, and these […]

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FDM Nuerodiversity Hackathon

I recently had the pleasure to attend another FDM Hackathon led by the Hack-king himself @PerryTimms & @_Lara_HR Today’s topic was around nuerodiversity.  This is an area I know little about personally, however have started to my awareness lifted by having such great guests as Ben Lunn (@Benlunn) on the Value through Vulnerability podcast recently to […]

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Acceptance

What does acceptance mean to you? For so many of my 41 years on this planet, I have believed that the outside world dictates how ‘accepted’ I felt: Will I be accepted in this new school by the other pupils? Will I get accepted onto the course based on my sub-optimal A-level grades? Will I […]

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Presence

How easy do you find it to live in the now?  Not the past, not the future, the now?  As in right now? I, as a person, have experienced a profound, major transformational shift over the past 14 days which I wanted to share with anyone that was interested. My level of consciousness or awareness […]

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Connection

I was a little amused seeing the above description of connection and how it differed in meaning with North America ! gun problem? …….never! I observed something really interesting (to me!) last week. Whilst travelling into central London on the train last week, the Thameslink train was totally, 100% rammed!  Standing room only, hot and […]

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“Soft Skills” …..It’s time for a mindset shift & refocusing of language

I have been becoming increasingly frustrated at the ‘throw -away’ nature for those most human of skills such as communication, listening, collaboration, problem solving, creativity etc under the phrase ‘soft skills.’ I was reminded of this when listening to the most excellent talk between Kelly Swingler and Vicky Holdworth this evening: At a time of […]

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