Today I want to share a couple thoughts about making comparisons.
I recently shared an article on my Aghy’s World Facebook page by Wendy Redden. If you missed it and want to read it, it’ … more
One of my favourite Facebook pages, A Mighty Girl, posted a great article recently which really resonated with me as a mom and as a mentor:
I’ve mentioned their page before and the reason I … more
Wow! I am so excited as I write this quick blog to share my great news with you...
I’ve just learnt about my latest award, as one of the Top 25 European Office 365 Influencers. I’m one … more
Recently, I’ve been asked this question: “My productivity has been shot the past two days. I am feeling pretty overwhelmed, alone, and depressed. What do you do when you are feeling this … more
I share the (quite common) belief that, if you don’t have a habit of open and continual communication with your kids, then neither will they with you. I don’t intend to simplify the … more
There’s a great deal written about education and what’s best for our children.
You know me – I strongly embrace anything which broadens the mind, builds experience and promotes … more
It often amuses me how often Facebook friends from a variety of cultures, post photographs of their food. That’s not to say I don’t find it interesting – culturally diverse dishes … more
The value of a mentor is immense. Mentors come in many guises, but generally are of a different generation to the mentoree, in order to be able to provide the depth and breadth of experience, … more
Making a plan vital in order to be able to meet all the children's needs. If you have to drive the kids to school as well as afternoon activities like we do, it needs to be feasible. … more
Some of you might know that I’ve been a Certified Scrum Master for several years. Being passionate about agile techniques has its own benefits in my professional work, but also in my everyday … more
One change leads to others… Recently I’ve made some changes on my blogs and social networks: first, I’ve created a public Facebook page to separate my professional updates from my … more
Sometimes it suddenly strikes me how fast my children are growing. It can almost seem that one day they were entirely dependent babies and then in no time at all, they have become independent with a … more
The brilliant thing about so many social and professional media platforms is that it’s so easy for anyone to access up-to-the-minute developments, news and updates in any given field which may … more
I’ve been writing a bit about the big boys of business recently and some of the lessons I’m taking from them; today it’s the girls’ turn. One woman in particular I … more
Like any journey, attaining professional success can take a round-about route. In my mentoring work, it is not uncommon to hear of frustration when dealing with this reality. We all tend to imagine, ( … more
Continuing in the vein of inspiring leaders of our time and of my sector, my earlier thoughts on Bill Gates’ Think Week, have run on to Steve Jobs’ comments on some of his approaches to … more
If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you might have noticed there are some changes happened here.
After years spent writing mostly about Enterprise Search and Content Management, you will … more
In the busy schedule of everyday life full of work and family commitments, it can be hard to fit in time to do something for yourself. We often feel guilty about taking time out, even for … more
There can be no more exciting life experience, than that of a brand new life. Every mother certainly knows this! A new baby fills us with such love, joy and gratitude. Whether a first … more
Coming from a non-English speaking background and working in the international arena has made honing my language skills extremely important to me personally and professionally. As a mother, I am very … more