Behind the Mask: professionalism versus authenticity

– c Mask: (Noun) a covering for all or part of the face, worn as a disguise, or to amuse or frighten others; (Verb) to conceal something from view. The wearing of face coverings has long been an integral part of life for many. In certain cultures, they are worn...

Safe: the challenges of being a working parent

Prompted by International Men’s Day (19 November 2020), I reflected on my time working from home during the Covid-19 lockdown, what it means to me being both a father and a busy professional, and what changes are needed in the workplace to make it easier for men to...

Swim or Sink? The importance of creating head space

Swim or Sink?   Blue; it is all blue. When I think about swimming, what first enters my mind is the colour.  Whether I’m heading for my local pool, or daydreaming about the sea on holiday, what fills my imagination is all blue. Then there’s the smell: familiar,...