During a conversation yesterday, I found someone repeatedly referring to my work as "creative". I blithely remarked "Creativity is easy. It's completing the work that's hard". Later it felt as though I had been a little too casual. I come up with creative solutions because I have to. Like most knowledge workers, my work is … Continue reading Is Creativity Easy?
There is only one thing that almost all companies, HR practitioners, and employees agree on - the world of work is changing, and fast. Technology has transformed entire industries, disrupted all major organizations, and the only constant is change. Between the pace of technological change, market demands, and geo-political pressures, companies are changing fast, and … Continue reading Skills for the future
I have been working on an Excel dashboard for turnover, and recently completed it. As with my other side projects, this one rose out of a need to have complete, accurate, and up-to-date turnover data at my fingertips. The rest of the team also needs the same data, so it will be useful for everyone. … Continue reading A new Excel dashboard
I recently read about a retiring employee, who was rather candid in his exit interview form, and sent his opinions to everybody in his workplace. Social media jumped in with both feet, taking sides - some saying he should have sent his comments only to HR, others saying it was better that everyone in the … Continue reading Feedback is a gift
Last week, 15-year old Eddie broke the internet. The BBC first ran a news story on the teen who ran a Railway's Twitter account for a day, then profiled him the next day. The Washington Post, HuffPost, and other outlets ran with their own stories. The Telegraph reported: The teenager quickly became a social media … Continue reading Move over Millennials, Gen Z is here!
Thank you for visiting my blog! I have an endless curiosity to know everything I can about everything around me. Which can be both energizing and exhausting! To use the Strengths terminology, I am a Learner. I've always enjoyed learning, being the student who read her textbooks cover to cover at the start of the … Continue reading Welcome to my blog!