Human relationships are messy

Human relationships are messy, untidy, complex. Sometimes I wish that they were easier. I’ve been married 20 years, have teenage children, employ a team of people, have a large extended family with aging parents, live in a small village community, volunteer for various community projects, manage a number of long term clients and suppliers. That […]

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Moving from Reaction to Response

an article by Lucy Harrison, founder of the Harrison Network and author of ‘Soft Skills for Tough Jobs’   I used to be a rubbish listener. I was less interested in hearing about the problem than offering a solution. ‘Fixing’ things, or finding ‘solutions’ was how I added value – it was my job as […]

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Reflections on saying goodbye to our first member of staff

We often see excited LinkedIn posts announcing new starters. It’s a lot less common to see companies posting about people leaving. So we thought we’d buck that trend and celebrate (in the nicest possible way) that Elizabeth is moving on from The Harrison Network, one year after joining as our first ever employee. Here are […]

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