The Awkward Silence

Silence… . . . That awkward gulf of emptiness between two people during a conversation… . . . It kills me. I’m not very good at surviving the uncomfortable moment when a conversation stalls. For as long as I can remember I have always jumped in to fill the gaping chasm of nothingness that forms... Continue Reading →

Can I lead if I don’t believe?

Sometimes as leaders we are asked to step up and lead a difficult program of work, a divisive change to practice or a solution to a controversial problem. As a commander in a hierarchy of an organization, we have a responsibility to contribute to the vision and mission of the Service, achieve key objectives and... Continue Reading →

Other people’s behaviour

A long while ago I read a meme on Instagram or Facebook that said something along the lines of, “Once you start to see people’s behaviours as an extension of themselves rather than a reflection of you, you start to live”, or something like that. It was social media, so I moved past it to... Continue Reading →

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