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Hitting the books

Hitting the books

There was a time in my life when I thought that I would never stop studying. Any spare moment was spent buried in textbooks, or feeling guilty because I was preoccupied with procrastinating instead. I can assure you that my room/house had never been so clean. I finished high school and went straight into three … Continue reading

When work and life fall out of balance

When work and life fall out of balance

You know what, all you avid LLTO followers? I’ve been really struggling to find the time to write a blog post this week. The big project I am managing went live last week and so this week I am dealing with a myriad of post-go-live tasks. And in case that wasn’t enough to be dealing … Continue reading

Equal pay for equal work

Equal pay for equal work

After two weeks of strawberries and cream and British summer sunshine, the famous Wimbledon Championship tennis tournament is over for another year. The winners of the gentlemans’ and ladies’ singles draws walked away with a cool £1.6 million each for their sensational efforts over their seven matches. While the gentlemans’ singles winner, Britain’s Andy Murray, … Continue reading

Being a first time boss

Being a first time boss

Despite a working life spanning more than a decade, I only recently became a manager for the very first time. This is a relatively late step up compared to careers in other industries such hospitality or retail, where one can be a supervisor or store manager managing a small team in half the time. Nevertheless, … Continue reading