Imposter syndrome, humility and hope

Posted by Wendy Davis on June 20, 2015 and filed under blogjune

I’ve just had my first week in a new role at work – Marketing and Sponsorship Officer. I’ll be acting in this role until February while the incumbent is away on maternity leave. There are lots of things about this role I know I can do. I can make the following statements with confidence. I […]

a year on…..

Posted by Wendy Davis on October 10, 2014 and filed under lifeliving in the regions

So today is a year since I took a leap into the great unknown and left my secure, nicely paid position at the university. I didn’t let myself think too much about the future at the time. It really was time to leave. I was lucky to be able to do so on my own […]

state your career goal!

Posted by Wendy Davis on June 11, 2014 and filed under blogjunelifeUncategorized

I’m sorry… my what? I know that there are some really organised, together people in the world who know exactly what they want to do with their lives and set about getting there in focused and efficient manner. I’ve never really been one of those people. I’ve never had a single career goal. What do […]

Take your daughter to work (experience) day

Posted by Wendy Davis on June 5, 2014 and filed under blogjunedays of the weeklifeliving in the regionsstudy

I’m moving ever closer to the pointy end of my LIS Masters and I have yet to do any of my work placement. Until this year it would have meant taking some of my precious month of annual leave and going somewhere in a block. This year it’s more difficult to take a block of […]

too much multi-tasking can actually be too much

Posted by Wendy Davis on June 2, 2014 and filed under bloggingblogjunelifeliving in the regionsUncategorized

I’m coming to the conclusion that too much multi-tasking can be a bad thing. Let me try to explain. When I was working full-time I went all day….skipping from one thing to the next. It was unusual to go for 15 minutes on a single task uninterrupted by an “urgent” phone call, email or knock […]

Leaving a toxic workplace and surviving to tell the tale

Posted by Wendy Davis on April 9, 2014 and filed under lifeliving in the regions

Regular readers of the blog will be aware that last October I took a voluntary separation from my workplace. While many great things happened for me while I was there over a period of ten years, the decision to leave was in part dictated by the ongoing toxicity in much of my work environment. What […]