Month: February 2018

  • My first week of Helpful Conversations

    My first week of Helpful Conversations

    Last week I started having Office Hours to have conversations with anyone who wanted  the benefit of my experience in startups, tech and a few other things from my 25+ years in the software space. Using the awesome ‘Booked’ wordpress plugin – which I had acquired for another idea that I was launching last year […]

  • I'm Delighted By: Fitness Blender

    I'm Delighted By: Fitness Blender

    In my previous life as an agile coach, I travelled a lot and stayed in hotels, airbnbs and other accommodation. Most didn’t have gyms and, to be honest, I’m not really a gym person. Now anyone who knows consulting, knows you eat out almost exclusively whilst on the road and anyone who knows me, knows I […]

  • 30 Day Challenge: 5 minutes of planks everyday!

    30 Day Challenge: 5 minutes of planks everyday!

    Challenge Yourself! I decided at the end of January that it would be a good idea to force a habit of exercise and do something every day that is both hard and beneficial. So, the 30 day challenge was born – technically it runs for calendar months not strictly 30 days, but it still works. […]

  • Why I don't cheat.

    Why I don't cheat.

    A tale of 2 exam papers Twenty seven years ago, in a small but important town in southern Nigeria,  two teenage boys – bored with revising for their GCSEs – succumbed to the temptation of ‘guaranteeing the outcome’ of their Chemistry exam. As with any situation with demand, supply always rises to meet it. As […]

  • Offer: Let's have a helpful conversation

    Offer: Let's have a helpful conversation

    It seems that when I’m most busy is when I also seem to want to share and help others the most – so continuing in a long established tradition, I would like to offer some office hours to help anyone who needs it. But first – at the risk of inventing another buzzword/phrase that gets […]

  • Be a Person of Substance

    Be a Person of Substance

    I love to take my dog – Maya – for walks and she loves it when I throw for her and she fetches. A long throw really helps her open up the speed! As I took her for a walk this morning, I brought with us one of her ‘throw and chew’ balls. Much like […]