The day I started seeing colour…j

Tuesday 9th October 2018 at approximately 5.45pm.. my world started to become less B&W in some ways. More black and white in most other ways. Ok, let’s rewind.. It wasn’t until I was called a “Paki” at school at the age of about 9 that I started to question my heritage. My father and mother …

How To Be Your Authentic Self At Work (And Why It Matters)

Peter prided himself on being “buttoned-up” as an executive. He had been taught to be professional and polished in every circumstance. This all seemed to work okay for the first decade or so of his career. But then something went wrong. He noticed that his team was uninspired. Their engagement scores were low, and he …

Making the horse thirsty…

Having been in the business sector in senior management for nearly two decades. I found myself in my first leadership role nearly a decade ago. I hadn't planned on joining the "ranks" again but I felt I had no choice. I wrote this at the time and thought I'd lost it until I scoured my …