Tag Archives: sailing

What business can learn from sailing

‘What do you feel you learned from your sabbatical break?’ A colleague asked me this last week, and it got me thinking. There were so many things, from rediscovering my love of the outdoors, to how to bake ginger flapjacks. But one experience stood out – the week I spent learning to sail. I took […]


Busy doing nothing

The river flowed past us, slow and gentle, cocoa-brown with silt. Over our heads arched a magnificent Constable sky, piled high with clouds and shot through with pink and coral, as the sun slipped lower towards the horizon. We were surrounded by gentle Sussex marshlands, festooned with wading birds, while swallows (or is it swifts?) […]