All good things must come to an end, today is my last day before heading back to work, not such a bad thing – it’s partly because of work that i have the life i have. Do you ever get days where you hate work, dread going into work, think about calling in sick or… Continue reading End of holidays, back to work tomorrow, three weeks until my first marathon
I receive daily motivational quotes in my in-box, the other day I received the following “Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to be needed” – Storm Jameson This makes total sense to me, it’s how I value happiness in my life right now, what does happiness mean… Continue reading Happiness, running, food and alcohol
Have you ever said yes to a challenge without even thinking how you’re going to achieve it ? I do this all the time, my boss sets me challenges at work, i just say yes and enjoy the experience of learning if i struggle, and now this Strava app is setting me challenges which i… Continue reading Silent films, afternoon tea, multi tasking, and Strava challenges
Food, running, Japanese poetry, and speaking too much, some of my strengths and also at the same time weaknesses.
Routines are great for some, not so great for others. For myself i split my life into repeaters where i need routine, and strangers where a lack of routine is really needed. Taking a pause and assessing if it’s time to change routine is hard, it takes time, effort, and self reflection, but the effort… Continue reading Stop the wheel, I want to get off !
Are there things in your past which you regret doing ? I try not to regret things too much, I find the time pondering over “what if” is wasted time, it’s better just to look, learn, and move on.
Do you ever get so far into something and then struggle to finish it off ? If i reach a crossroad like this i think to myself “do i want to start this journey from point zero again or do i want to finish it off now” ? The choice of having to start again,… Continue reading Choice for the day : Am i going to be 26 miles or 6 miles away from reaching my goal ?
Sour milk in my mouth seems to have left me (unintentionally) with sour words in my emails, that’s the danger of emails, especially when communicating with people in other countries, things get lost in translation. I try to speak to people far more than i used to, this helps me overcome problems such as this.
Leadership “a process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task”. Management “the organization and coordination of the activities of an enterprise in accordance with certain policies and in achievement of clearly defined objectives”. Two totally different skills, one could be… Continue reading Leadership vs management
No running stories today (or tomorrow) as I’m in Holland training, Today has consistend of a 3am alarm, 4am taxi, 6am flight, 9am train, arrival in the office by 11am (having caught the wrong train) – that’s a long start to the day ! As i mentioned yesterday i try not to focus too much… Continue reading Greetings from Holland – time for some work, rest, but no play !