Continuing my series of monthly mini challenges I am opting to refrain from drinking any Starbucks coffee during the month of May.
Many people may think this is an easy task, but (1) I love coffee (2) Its part of my weekend ritual after finishing my ride to go read a book at Starbucks for an hour or two. Continue reading
This is an excellent slide pack I recently came across by @brad_frost which showcases some excellent data points in a highly amusing way.
People leave managers, not companies. Its not completely true of course, money, career progression, moving country, changes in personal circumstances can always play a part, but many people do move roles because they can’t work with their manager. I read a great article on this same subject recently by Alaistar Low – Employees leave managers not companies and thoroughly recommend you read it if this topic is of interest.
Another book down, just completed reading Trip Wire by Lee Child. Its the 3rd book in the Jack Reacher series. Easy reading and pretty reasonable story line. Now moving onto my first Kathy Reichs novel called Bones are Forever. I’ve watched pretty much every series of Bones, so it’ll be interesting to see how the book and the characters compare to the TV series.
I’m a self-confessed challenge junkie, not the kind that feels the need to go bungee jumping or parachute out of a plane mind. No, I’m way too much of a wimp to do either of those. I prefer challenges that test your mental and physical strength to the limit.
When a friend mentioned the SCODY 3 Peaks ride in Australia my interest was immediately perked. Described as the toughest one day cycling event in Australia, the route encompasses 232km and over 4000m of elevation in the breath taking beauty of the Victoria Mountains.
Starting my random series of monthly mini challenges I’ve opted for the challenge of drinking a minimum of 1.5l of water every day during April, which is in addition to things like tea and coffee.