Negotiation 101 – Understanding Brexit Negotiations

Negotiation 101 isn’t a direct comment on the Brexit negotiations, but I’ve written it this week as a bit of background for all those commenting on the Brexit negotiations that don’t seem to have any clue whatsoever about how one Continue reading Negotiation 101 – Understanding Brexit Negotiations

How will you be choosing your next boss?

I’m now in a position of needing to choose my next boss. My loan to DCMS is nearly over, a year has flown by, mostly very enjoyable. If I had a free choice I’d be staying here, my team are Continue reading How will you be choosing your next boss?

Getting A Civil Service Job

Today is my last day in my current civil service job. On Monday I will start a new civil service job, on promotion, with a different civil service department. Figuratively, I will be at the other end of Government. Physically Continue reading Getting A Civil Service Job

Green Ink for happier editing?

For almost two decades I have used green ink when commenting on documents and for editing.  I’ve come to believe that green ink is the best colour for editing for a variety of reasons. Here they are.   Green Ink Continue reading Green Ink for happier editing?

Leadership Values – How do they develop?

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I’m currently in the midst of the HR component of my current Open University module (B203). It got me thinking about my leadership values and how they developed from my experiences as a leader. Young Leader My introduction to leadership came at Continue reading Leadership Values – How do they develop?