Just a cheeky blog of a restless engineer chasing adventures for new experiences and to keep learning new skills.
Making some changes in my life, so thought I’d share the journey.
So far my key learning has been: take the leap. If a place or a job or a situation or a person isn’t healthy for you, leave. You will create space for other amazing things to come your way.
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I noticed this week that I walk into a workshop and feel comfortable, even if it’s one I’ve never been in before. I’m happily able to hold conversations with the people, be aware of my surroundings, and occasionally say something mildly intelligent about the work going on. I observed this week that one of theContinue reading “Comfort in new situations”
Moving back to where I grew up has had its ups and downs. Ups being, of course, being close to so many friends and family that it’s so easy to be with. Having a network I can see in person when I’m feeling lonely. Downs being expectations of me being the same person and notContinue reading “Sometimes we don’t need to be understood, just accepted”
I’ve now jumped up into my first gig as a manager, and honestly, I’m making a lot of mistakes. I realised today that one of these has been reactivity. In the past week I’ve been excessively reactive when under time constraints and passed that down the chain, expecting my people to come up with answersContinue reading “Reflection, introspection”
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Engineer in search of adventure.
Engineer determined to create a life filled with adventure.
Too many of us allow ourselves to be people pleasers, climbing the corporate ladder because it’s what we’ve been told we should want.
How often do we stop to question if we actually want what we’ve been chasing?
Let’s do it before we’re too old to act on it.