Inquisitive Questioner, Creative Ideas person. Marketing Director. I love to write about life and nutrition, and navigating the corporate world.
The Credit Stealer
I am sure that we have all experienced bosses or colleagues who take credit, or perhaps you have heard about it happening to a colleague? I have had two such experiences and will share how I handled them without getting fired or getting my boss offside.
The Love Box
This is a story about a box that changed my life, and my perspective on life. “Darling you need to wake up, your alarm went about half an hour ago and I thought I heard someone at the front door too?”
Fire Fighters Heroes or Villains?
Firefighters can be our greatest allies in times of devastating bush fires, but can also be our greatest enemies. Read on to find out why.
Paying Upfront or Until the End of Your Life
When we buy something we need to pay for it, that’s just economics and a commercial reality. Sometimes though we pay in other ways that are not commercial but commercially devastating. Compromising the moral economy has dire consequences and the currency is a lot more valuable than dollars and cents.
How to Argue Sensibly
Being human means having an opinion, having a mind and a view of the world around us. We like to think that our view is the correct one and everyone else that disagrees with us is incorrect.
My Mistake Was Honesty
Is honesty always the best policy? I was raised believing that this was the case. “Always be honest and you can’t go wrong.” We would have some dire consequences when we did something wrong and lied about it. It was always better to just admit you were wrong and take the punishment, which would be far less than if you tried to cover it up. If you tried to lie to cover up, then the consequences were far worse.
“Right we have to make the numbers this quarter. There will be no excuses. If we don’t hit our targets, then none of us will have jobs past next quarter.”
Broccoli May Just Save Your Life
My day job keeps me interested in nutrition, having worked in pharmaceutical and food companies all my working life. I am always on the lookout for the ‘next big thing in ingredients’