The Challenges and Considerations of Extraordinary Programmes

I had the privilege of working on the Bloodhound Supersonic Car Programme from 2015 to 2017. At the end of last year, we saw the announcement that the project was going into administration, followed a mere 10 days later with an article on the BBC saying the project was saved. It has been a roller-coaster... Continue Reading →

Managing Your Response

Although a great benefit at times, putting everything into your work can result in you getting a) burnt out and b) overly emotionally attached. When this happens, it is like lowering your immunity, challenges and difficulties can hit you harder than it should. So, the balance is how do you manage this without becoming detached,... Continue Reading →

Choosing Your Tribe

One of the joys and the challenges of consulting is you get to walk in and work with different teams on a regular basis. These brilliant experiences also come with challenges as you have to fit into that team without losing true self, without losing confidence, without losing strength as you bend, twist and positively... Continue Reading →

Britney – The Full Package

So Britney just kicked off her UK tour at Brighton Pride this weekend. Whilst trying to secure some foothold of space in the packed crowds and peering between shoulders I realised that this pop icon is the full package and it's not necessarily because of the understood product she is selling. At her roots she... Continue Reading →

Book Recommendation: The Silk Roads

I read as much as I can, from audiobooks to classically curling up to a good paper page turner. I am mostly a non-fiction reader and the main reason I read is to give me different perspectives and to teach me to broaden my knowledge, perceptions and generate ideas. I finished The Silk Roads, A... Continue Reading →

Anyone Can Print

I come from the digital sector and now work in advanced engineering. We are on the cusp of a new frontier and what we've seen in the past 35 years in digital is starting to happen with engineering. Back in the early noughties, the internet was accessible. In the 80's the internet were rooms dedicated... Continue Reading →

Drunk Tank Pink

DRUNK TANK PINK (n) : A bubblegum-pink color; in the early 1980s, psychologists daubed jail cells with drunk tank pink paint and discovered that the color calmed aggressive prisoners.  Soon, enterprising football coaches began painting their visitors’ locker rooms with the same shade, hoping to pacify their opponents.  Buses painted their seats pink and discovered... Continue Reading →

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