This year, we’ve seen death by disease, disaster and at the hands of others. Time has moved fast while we’ve moved slow. We’ve had time to see the world as it is. Time to think about our effect on it. We have time to do things differently.
Authenticity. Genuineness. Truthfulness. Straightforwardness even. Whatever way we describe it, to be authentic is to be free to be we are. But how many of us are truly who we are when we go to work. How much of who we are do we lock away. For a large part of my work life, IContinue reading “Let’s bring our authentic imperfect self to work”
This time last year, I was in a hospital bed unable to get up and walk two steps without oxygen. How did I end up there? Well, now that I’ve had time to reflect I know the journey that got me there started many months earlier. It started with a cough that just wouldn’t goContinue reading “Back from the brink of death”
As a child growing up in the 1980s, learning about British history was mostly about kings and queens, conquerors and explorers, villains and victories. Britain was depicted as the hero and saviour of the world. The history of the slave trade and abolition is a great example of this. I clearly remember learning about WilliamContinue reading “Roll up roll up, people for sale, rewards for runaways”