Blog Post 27-03-2011

I officially move to my new team tomorrow. Despite really looking forward to it, I will confess to having a few nerves. However, I would be worried if I wasn’t feeling that way – in the same way as my racing, without nerves it implies complacency and / or arrogance. Both are traits which are your friend in small doses, but too much can lead to ones downfall.

Despite having done some work for my new project already, I am still only partly up a massive learning curve. If we compare it to Everest (which I think is a fair comparison) then I am not even at base camp yet. Perhaps in a few weeks (ignoring the weeks holiday in the middle of that!). Moving teams / projects / jobs is a massive challenge for people like me. For competitive and driven people, not knowing much about anything is a bitter pill to swallow; especially when you move from knowing almost everything about everything! Also, you get accustomed to your team and their ways; they know you and you relax more. After three and a half years, I have fully relaxed. It will do me good to move out of my comfort zone, but I really do feel like I am sat at the start line of a regatta final! Attention, …

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Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (6 & 3). I'm a Gardener, houseplant obsessed and addicted to tea. By day I work in tech and also look after my littles. I'm trying to get our family to live a more sustainable life. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Instagram for mainly plant spam. Hope you enjoy reading!

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