‘They used to be my friends…’

‘They used to be my friends…’

So here I am, a couple of days into my new role. The euphoria that I felt originally has been somewhat dampened. The last 48 hours have been a whirlwind – trying to get my head around a new routine, new meetings and new demands. I expected that. I knew this would be a...
‘First Day at School’

‘First Day at School’

I am not sure that many people start their working life thinking ‘I want to be a line manager’. I certainly didn’t. A rare few have really clear aspirations – “I want to be a CEO by the time I’m 35” – often driven by a desire for status and money rather...