Have you ever thought carefully about what your core values are? These are the things that you really, truly believe deep down and actually live by day-to-day. Could you name them? If put on the spot, I think most people could give a reasonably honest answer when speaking in a personal capacity. But it takes a bit more thought to do the same for a whole company or organization involved in the complicated, high-pressure business of exceeding its members’ or customers’ expectations, planning for the future and keeping the lights on.
It’s a new year, and with that comes the anticipation of what’s in store, mixed with reflection and review of the years gone by. Join us as we look back at the numbers from our conception in 2001 to October 2017, by viewing our latest Infographic. Here’s to celebrating 16 years in business, and the many more years ahead!
Clichés can be tiresome – there’s no I in team, no man [or woman!] is an island, many hands make light work etc. But just because something is overused and therefore annoying, it doesn’t make it untrue.
Okay, so I’ll admit to being a bit flippant with the headline here, but the fact is that at Sea to Sky we deal with big, complicated projects that take a lot of careful planning. We’ve had to become very good at doing it. Getting control of competing priorities, managing workload and exceeding clients’ expectations can be tough and there’s no getting away from the need to work exceptionally hard. But there are a few things I’ve learned over the years about leadership, teamwork and project management that I think are worth sharing.
I have often looked at a successful woman who has a career that demands energy and time and who has children and wondered: “How do you do it Superwoman?”