This month I turned 36! I can hardly believe that I am nearer to 40 than 30!!
Like many people, each birthday tends to be a time for some personal reflection. Maybe I should rephrase that. Like many … more
We all have dreams, don’t we?
Sometimes, the hurly burly of life has a way of pushing some of those dreams aside. Maybe to make room for the biggest dreams to get happening.
Either way, … more
I recently shared an article on my Facebook page Aghy’s World “Is Productivity Contagious” by Jessica Stillman. This article caught my eye because I am of the belief that behaviour … more
Happy New Year!! Don’t you love a brand new shiny start? I do!
I’m always excited about what the new year holds – so many new things: plans, people, places, opportunities, … more
One thing I always love about Christmas are the traditions that go with it, many of them long-standing family traditions. Of course, each culture and each family have their own variations.
Here in … more
I recently wrote about Corporate Christmas in my Christmas is Coming! Blog series. Today my thoughts turn to Kid Christmas. It doesn’t matter how flat out we are with our business, we still … more
It’s that time of year again! On the work front it can be a frantic countdown: deadlines to meet; Christmas client, staff and corporate hospitality to attend and to host; Christmas … more
Since we all use Facebook on an almost daily basis, I thought it would be interesting to share an article in which its founder features as #9 of the most powerful people in the US today. (You can … more
‘Thought Leader’ and ‘Influencer’ are very much buzz words across the digital space (‘space’ that’s another one!). Very few people who become leaders in this … more
I had a comment recently thanking me for explaining Search Enterprise in layman’s terms; or ‘laywoman’s’ terms. Whenever I get feedback like that it makes me very happy. … more
Friendship… there are many kinds… I have friends of many years who I met at school or university, through my work, through my family, social circles, activities and of course, those who … more
Today I want to share a couple thoughts about making comparisons.
I recently shared an article on my Aghy’s World Facebook page by Wendy Redden. If you missed it and want to read it, it’ … more
One of my favourite Facebook pages, A Mighty Girl, posted a great article recently which really resonated with me as a mom and as a mentor:
I’ve mentioned their page before and the reason I … more
Wow! I am so excited as I write this quick blog to share my great news with you...
I’ve just learnt about my latest award, as one of the Top 25 European Office 365 Influencers. I’m one … more
Recently, I’ve been asked this question: “My productivity has been shot the past two days. I am feeling pretty overwhelmed, alone, and depressed. What do you do when you are feeling this … more
I share the (quite common) belief that, if you don’t have a habit of open and continual communication with your kids, then neither will they with you. I don’t intend to simplify the … more
There’s a great deal written about education and what’s best for our children.
You know me – I strongly embrace anything which broadens the mind, builds experience and promotes … more
It often amuses me how often Facebook friends from a variety of cultures, post photographs of their food. That’s not to say I don’t find it interesting – culturally diverse dishes … more
The value of a mentor is immense. Mentors come in many guises, but generally are of a different generation to the mentoree, in order to be able to provide the depth and breadth of experience, … more
Making a plan vital in order to be able to meet all the children's needs. If you have to drive the kids to school as well as afternoon activities like we do, it needs to be feasible. … more