I had a lightbulb moment recently at work. I realised that by taking my laptop into meetings and typing the minutes straight into a document, I wasn’t in the room. I wasn’t hearing the conversation, just the words; I was acting as a conduit for the words to go from my ears to the keyboard without processing any of what was said.

To test my theory, I took my trusty old notebook and pen to the next meeting I attended. …

Cheryl Sonnier

Yorkshire writer, plotting the downfall of the patriarchy with army of cats. Well, two. You have to start somewhere. https://cherylsonnier.com/

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