How to eat bureaucracy for breakfast

In a start-up, it’s critical to have people that can implement process and structure, often without any known parameters or templates about how to make something work successfully. An adage that rings true at My Food Bag is, who dares and does wins. But, what I find most interesting is… Read more »

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The work-life dilemma

A reoccurring theme nowadays seems to be the topic of work-life balance. How to achieve it, and what (if any) sacrifices need to be made from either side in order to make such a thing achievable. Looking back at my career to date, there are certainly themes to how our… Read more »

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Why cannibalisation is a dirty word

Every time I hear the word ‘cannibalisation’, it makes my pulse increase, my eyes roll and my patience wean. There is no politically correct way to put it: I hate it! To me, it expresses a lack of willingness and understanding of doing what is in the best interest of… Read more »

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The importance of emotional resilience

In the past few years of my career, I’ve added a key requirement to my list of “must haves” when I choose the people around me – emotional resilience. While emotional resilience has always been something that’s been on my radar, I now use it as a barometer to determine… Read more »

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