By and large, I now only do things that I enjoy doing – and so much the better when people pay me for the privilege.
So, what do I enjoy:
- Essentially, helping individuals, teams and organisations become the best they can…
So, you might call me a coach, a developer of leaders and managers, a facilitator (especially of collaborative processes), a trainer – whatever the label, the work is about helping others learn about how to be more effective (whatever they may mean by that).
Of course ‘work’ is not always paid, and I volunteer my time both as a Trustee of Artworks and …
I have been a school governor in several schools….
I managed to extend my interest in environmental matters when I left Yorkshire Water by being asked to be a member of the North East REPAC, a statutory committee of the Environment Agency advising on strategic matters; I also chaired or sat on a variety of more local advisory groups. More recently I have been exploring the work done by The Aire Rivers Trust, a charity set up to promote improved environmental and recreational quality along the River Aire.