Yesterday I had what will hopefully be the first of several meetings with a guy scoping me out to work with his team. I immediately felt a great rapport with him and wanted to be honest and open about what I bring to a team and what I don't. He asked me something that nobody … Continue reading Have you updated your PRINCE2? Nope.
How to brief work to colleagues
My partner and I were on our way home from a friend's house after climbing all day. Our friend had been slow roasting some lamb so their living room smelt amazing and on our way back, we decided we'd do a roast dinner. Since we got our slow cooker I haven't used our oven for … Continue reading Roast Chicken Gantt Chart
Planning Without wishing to write 1000 words on sucking eggs, depending on the size/importance of the meeting, planning can range from sending out a calendar invite the day before to months of organising. For larger meetings, events coordinators are your best friends and is an often under-appreciated skill for those with the luxury of paying … Continue reading Running Useful and Successful Meetings
I’ve been told several times in my career that I’m really good at “boring tasks”. I love doing a good job and part of that means taking care of the hundreds of things that go on in the background. Information security, corporate governance, health and safety, and giving people the benefit of the doubt even … Continue reading Some thoughts on Equality and Diversity
Hooray! It's my birthday today! Just a friendly reminder that the next North London Stitch Up will be on Saturday 26th April from 3pm at the Windmill pub in Cricklewood and then every fortnight at 3pm on the following Saturdays: 10th May 24th May 7th June 21st June 5th July 19th July 2nd August 16th … Continue reading North London Stitch Up: Saturday 26th April!
Hey everyone! Reminder about the next free knitting group on Saturday 12th April 2014 at 3pm at the Windmill Pub in Cricklewood. If the weather's nice and you can't see us through the huge windows, we're probably in the garden out the back. As always, feel free to bring a project you're working on, something … Continue reading Reminder: North London Stitch Up next week!
Hi everyone! Friendly reminder about knitting this Saturday at the Windmill Pub, Cricklewood from 3pm. I'll be working on my waterfall cardigan, a knitted ribbed rectangle so far, which I expect will take me longer than I originally anticipated but hey ho. Looking forward to seeing what you've got to work on. As always, if you'd … Continue reading Reminder: Free #knitting and #crochet lessons on Saturday!
Hi All, Another successful North London Stitch Up yesterday. We welcomed two new members into the group - Kay and Rachel. A lot of crocheting, which was nice as I've been working on a stripy blanket to use up as much of my DK as possible. Some of the yarns in this work in progress … Continue reading Pattern idea: Waterfall Cardigan
Hi All, Really quick reminder that it's the next installment of the North London Stitch Up today! Hope you can make it - 3pm at the Windmill Pub, Cricklewood. EDIT: Did I mention it's free? I've been knitting, crocheting and needling things for ages and I'm pretty good at it and get so much pleasure … Continue reading Reminder: Knitting today! 3pm Cricklewood