The right here and now! Over the last few months there has been some significant changes in my life and I am attributing a number of them to my change in attitude. I've heard so many people over the years say "just live for the moment" or something of that ilk and a quick search using … Continue reading Terry’s takeaway 2016-11-28
"The truth is you often get exactly that what you pay for and travelling the globe to see somebody's bedroom is not good use of funds."
"these rewards can be as simple as taking 5 minutes for a cup of tea or....."
Sometimes the very thing you need to change is right there at the end of your nose. In my case this was quite literally the case. Over a number of weeks now I've been staring down further and further towards the bottom rim of my glasses. Anyone out there who wears glasses with varifocal lenses (progressive … Continue reading Terry’s takeaway 2016-11-15
"Working together with marketing you can produce some of the best customer orientated marketing material all of which is relevant to your client's needs."
"This ability to be able to switch modes between work and family and ensure that my priorities are aligned with what’s important to me has played a key role in this change and whereas so many talk about work-life balance, I personally tend to agree with a more recent line of thinking "a work-life mix" (or blend)."
Remember them: On the 11th hour of the 11th month every year I go through an extremely emotional phase of my life. It is a time of reflection, gratitude and more importantly remembrance for those friends, comrades and family; of my military brethren, who's life was shortened for the greater good of everyone in the … Continue reading Terry’s takeaway 2016-11-11
"Nothing quite beats the sound of another human-being talking about their issues when you have the tools in your armoury to help them....."
Once a year a multicultural group of over 45 work colleagues arrive in a secret city location to engulf themselves in the culture of that locale. Leading up to the event there is a series of clues released, by the organising committee, with the final reveal around 3 to 4 weeks in advance of the arrival … Continue reading A cultural weekend away with my second family
Resilience A word which conjures up many conflicting views about a person who demonstrates this and quite often is perceived as somebody just bulling their way through life no matter what. This way of thinking, for me anyway, is more of an arrogant trait than a resilient one but that's where the fine line can … Continue reading Terry’s takeaway 2016-11-04