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My first six months as a civil servant have been full of wonderful learnings, both about myself and what it means to work for the government. One of the things I’ve found the most interesting is the use of language, how it’s rooted in culture and the knock-on effect it can have on the way […]
As many of you may know, I recently came back from an amazing holiday to Mauritius – the motherland, the country where both my parents, their parents and grandparents were born. But, what you may not know, is that I have now become a fully fledged Mauritian citizen! So, I thought I’d give you an […]
Back at the end of September (it’s taken me a while to write this up) I did a talk at BarCamp Manchester (one of the best un-conferences around). I plucked up the courage to do a session on diversity, a topic that’s pretty close to my heart as a young, brown, female working in tech, […]
Along with trying to understand more, I’ve also been thinking about what motivates me. Motivation = the why of life. We all know what motivation is. It’s what drives us to do more, it’s what makes us get out of bed in the morning, it’s the why to our how. But people so often lose sight […]
I’ve been hanging out with a bright bunch of people recently, who have really opened my eyes to the world of emotional intelligence and it got me thinking about how we understand each other. Not just me and my friends, but how everyone in society shows some sort of mutual understanding towards each other. My […]