On transitions and loss (part II)

Transitional periods are a mix of both letting go of the old and experimenting with the new. Relationships, habits, patterns, behaviours, identities, ideas… It is not simply the case that a transition is a clean switch between two known states, the before and the after. Usually the after can’t be known. It arrives after a […]

On being a curious generalist

AKA what to expect in this blog. I’ve never been a ‘t-shaped’ person, going deep on one area of expertise as a mechanical engineer, bomb disposal expert or accountant might*. My career hasn’t followed that path of steadily accumulating more and more knowledge and experience about a specific issue, field or context. I’ve always been […]