I’ve just read yet another article about finding your passion. It’s a tricky subject for me. For years, I thought I was missing out, constantly searching for that elusive something that might spark my passion. In the meantime, I just got on with the job in hand.
Perhaps it’s because I’m English, and I just don’t do passion. ‘Really interested’ is about as good as it gets, perhaps even ‘absorbed’ on occasions. What is it I’m missing, and does it really matter?
Continue reading “Are you passionate about your work?”
I started this morning with a rant, which is not actually how I like to kick off my day.
As a vegetarian, I’ve grown used to being treated as a second class citizen when eating out. I almost always have to check in advance that there’ll be something for me to eat; I’m frequently offered little or no choice Continue reading “How many Es are there in Great Expectations?”
There’s a lot written about how to make feedback constructive. It is, or at least should be, one of the first things new managers learn. But sometimes, even the most well-considered comments fall on deaf ears or provoke an unexpectedly strong reaction. Continue reading “I’m really not very interested in your feedback at the moment, thank you”