Introducing Yvon Chouinard – Let My People Go Surfing

Written by Stuart Haden on January 23, 2019

Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard (the founder/owner of outdoor clothing and gear brand Patagonia) is a classic read for anybody interested in organisations – their purpose, culture and values. The title alone is enough to challenge and support your philosophy of working lives. “We all needed to have flextime to surf the waves when they were good.”

There are some great tale of Yvon’s life and the values that he lives by – enjoyment, friendship, flexitime, personal image

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Time, money & energy

Written by Stuart Haden on January 9, 2019

Scary as it might sound we only really have 3 things – time, money and energy. There are plenty of opportunities to develop your awareness of the first two. Time management has been a tried and tested workshop for years. Money commands it’s own industry, careers, qualifications and crashes.

Energy on the other hand often creeps under the radar. Paying attention to energy needs to be as natural as checking your watch or your bank balance. Awareness is one thing but

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