So much of our work requires short-term thinking, especially when we’re firefighting to conquer the immediate challenges in front of us each day. We’re always looking for ways to get through this one shift. And because that requires creativity, we end up glorifying
I’m sharing advice that’s equally relevant for me today as it might be for you: sometimes we just need to own that we’re not doing everything we can for our own wellbeing. It’s often that we’re already conscious of our actions,
Work-life integration is not only about having more time off, chef. Or how you use that extra time. On a day-to-day basis, less obvious things like your attitude, how you manage your energy and even how you move through the day counts.
Today I’m proudly sharing words of wisdom from blogger and Head Chef Brian Powlett, and also from his wonderful wife, Abby. This is their story: Abby and I first met when I was a chef at the restaurant next door to
On Monday I had the opportunity to attend Countertalk’s screening of The Heat by award-winning filmmaker Maya Gallus. The movie gives much-needed voice to women in the kitchen, and even more inspiring was that all the female chefs featured had crafted their own leadership models.
When it comes to work-life integration, never underestimate the power of your own inner wisdom, chef. Just like when we’re in the kitchen, each of us is infinitely resourceful and creative in finding a solution. We know exactly what our recipe for
What activities do you turn to during your downtime? Are they the best choices you could make? The norm might be, “We always go out for a drink after work”. But what do you need at the end of your
My question for you today: do you need to speak up about something related to work-life integration, chef? If it’s a yes, then please take a moment to acknowledge that you need to. Acknowledge that it’s not easy and what
Today I’d like to share some great advice from Topchef Academy 2017 winner and new dad Chef Geneal Harreman. Even while relaxing over the Christmas holidays, he took steps to ensure his own wellbeing: “As much as I like having my family and friends
I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours –