I work very well alone. I’m definitely one of those who draws energy from solitude. But no one can be on their own all the time, and even I’d go mad if I didn’t get to work with people, too. This week I’m spending a bit of time in my old workplace training my successor. … Continue reading Home office and other places
It’s Sunday, the day of rest. And here I am, typing away my new entrepreneur’s diary entry 5 of 100. I don’t know what possessed me to say that I’ll do this – other than perhaps I wanted to make sure that I’ll actually write a little every day, however boring and mundane the end-result … Continue reading The inevitable imbalance of work and play?
People. Humans, Us. That’s what I’m most interested in. Why do we do what we do? Why do some things make us feel good and some bad? Why do we sometimes end up hurting those who are supposed to mean us the most – ourselves and our nearest and dearest? Why is it that when … Continue reading Homo Sapiens
Someone somewhere does something, maybe something pretty cool. You find out about it. Hand on your heart, how does that make you feel? Finding out about all those fabulous things that other people do is easy nowadays, thanks to social media and the fact that us humans are prone to tell others about our lives … Continue reading ”Anyone could’ve done that”
When you start running your own business, you take a deep breath and fill your lungs with that wonderful, intoxicating feeling of freedom. I am my own boss! I can work whenever I want! I can work on the beach! I can surround myself with wonderful people only! I can eat biscuits for lunch every … Continue reading I can do what I want! Except that I can’t
I must be insane. (Photo by Colton Jones on Unsplash) I’ve just given up a permanent job and started my own business. I’ve deliberately chosen insecurity over security. I don’t have a secret stash of money hidden under a mattress nor a rich husband, my savings will get us out of trouble should our washing machine break, but … Continue reading What have I done?