What Are You Most Proud of in 2013?

I was asked that question this week in a Q&A session whilst on a visit to Marketing, Communications and Recruitment. It caught me short, so I bought some time by responding ‘personally or professionally?’ since I knew the answer to the ‘personally’. But, it is still a really tough question. In an organisation as big, …

Life Cycle 3

On a recent visit to our School of Economics, I was asked ‘does this get easier each year?’ Psychologically it does help to have cycled over 1,000 miles, in that you have some sense of what is coming. But physically it most certainly does not get any easier: partly because 14 consecutive days in the …

Life Cycle 2

‘So, what’s next then?’ That was my most frequently asked question after riding 1,030 miles from John O’Groats to Lands End (JoGLE). In truth, I had already begun thinking about another challenge the day we completed Life Cycle 1. That was last September. I did not approach the other riders until November! So, here we …