“I wasn’t actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
I’ve been easily enamoured by people for as long as I can remember.
I can’t remember a time when I haven’t been fascinated with stories and the part of people’s lives that I don’t get to normally see. Call it nosiness, call it curiosity; I’ve always been that kid with a lot of questions.
I learnt from a young age that curiosity and a good question can bring you immense knowledge, and it isn’t confined to the subject of discussion.
A great conversation…
It’s been approximately 28 days since I took some time for myself — a first (and hopefully the last) ever for me. Not wanting to burnout, I gave myself half a Mental Health Day off to gather my thoughts.
As I took the chance to wind down, I jotted down some of the most important things I’ve learnt over the recent crunch period.
Psst: Even if you’re not holding an official title of a leader, I truly believe that these are still good reminders to arm yourself with :)
People are your wealth. As a leader, you are only as…
Anybody who knows me well enough would know that I have a huge soft spot for the elderly; especially the fiesty, grumpy, and full-of-character sort. And #ptl, I hit the jackpot with Charles on my first flight alone.
The ride started out epic enough. I had accidentally taken one half of his seat belt, thinking it was mine. He came to his seat and fumbled around with his seatbelt and before I could offer to help him, he looked at me and said:
“I think you’re using my half of the seatbelt.”
To which he promptly started unbuckling my seatbelt…
Chasing down love over coffee shop tables, one story at a time.