I’ve just secured my dream job at Great Influence. There was one key thing missing from my interview process… The interview 😅 Even reading the word interview sends shivers down my spine. Your palms are sweaty. You’re sitting in an awkward-fitting suit and can’t get comfortable. Your mouth is dry. You’re in a formal boardroom,…

Feel special with a little bit of normal The last year has certainly been a strange one, but last week was the first time I had the sense a little bit of normal was returning. Having been working from home, I again started visiting our workspaces as restrictions relaxed. It was great to cowork with…

Rethinking remote working post lockdown Following the advice to work from home, many of us have enjoyed our new remote working lifestyle during lockdown. No crowded and often sweaty commutes to work, no office small talk and perhaps you quite enjoy working in your pyjamas – I know I do. Unfortunately for many, this working…

Resilience in Lockdown by Anise Bullimore What is lockdown like for you? What are you finding challenging? Are there things helping you through? What are you learning? We are going through radical change to our way of life right now. None of us are having the 2020 we’d hoped for. Now, more than ever, we…

Finding a workspace in London by Maxene London  Phew! What a wild ride these last few weeks have been. On Wednesday 12th Feb 2020, my husband and I purchased flights to London for the following Wednesday. In between that time, my sister got married, we bought our suitcases (we very rarely travel), packed our bags (how do…

Free, To Be, C’est la Vie! Where birds of a feather flock together & there’s plenty of fish in the sea… FAQ: “Hello. So tell me, what do you do?” Yes, people are programmed to exchange default salutations and label each other, even if most of us don’t really enjoy being pigeonholed. I prefer a…

I only recently started working remotely, or “from home” if you want to say so. People regularly ask “Do you actually get some work done from home?” or I hear questions like “Isn’t it a bit lonely to work remotely?”. I can certainly see where these questions are coming from. Procrastination is a temporary state that hits…