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What is success for me?

I pulled this question out of my new “wordsmith” deck of writing prompts. I thought I should write and post something and so here I am with a coffee and an iPad. I feel like “define success” in various iterations, is one of those things you’re supposed to be able to do a ‘call and […]

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This is how I work

I read this here, and while no one has nominated me I thought I’d like a go. Location: Alton, HampshireCurrent job: I lead Communications, marketing, brand and whatever else comes my way needing a solution at a healthcare organisation.Current mobile device: iPhone XSCurrent Computer: MacBook Pro… Old for personal, brand new for work.One word that […]

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17 principles of success

I’m a very competitive person and never more so than when I am competing against myself. So I’ve always been quite keen on setting myself goals – and I’ve usually found that setting goals for myself has meant I’ve delivered them, and not setting goals has left me feeling a bit, kind of, lost. Last […]

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Do you really need to know that I’ve read it?

For as long as I can remember now, the people who message me have been able to see that I’ve read them. Back in the first few minutes of using iMessage there was a pop up which asked for permission to send them and, hhaving come from a BlackBerry where it was standard fare, I […]

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Do you have a template or shall I create something?

I can’t be the only one to have noticed that this is a question that comes up a lot, in communications – and I’m torn on the right answer. Should I feel bad that I’ve made everyone think I’m too busy to do my job and advise them, or should I feel bad that I […]