Lack of Directions

Don’t you hate it when the goal posts suddenly move?  I do!

I spent today building a team … I worked hard at making a selection of people and contacted about twice as many as I expected to say yes.

I sent invitations and e-mails … suddenly even though there is still no guidance that tells us that our teams are size limited people started to be told, when they tried to join, that the team was full.

We have what I think will be a great team and we have great variety of skills and locations.  But when I brainstorm the work to do we will not manage with such a small team.

So tonight I am back at the drawing board, strategising about the possibilities of a second team being formed that will work beside us.  My head hurts from the effort!  I have no photographs! no serenity miles!

Tomorrow I can look forward to a meeting with a careers guidance chap to see how I go about switching my interests towards community development …

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I have an interest in how interior design and adapting a home to support living independently for longer can be complementary. The blog Life Long Design is part of an holistic plan for establishing a social enterprise which will offer the people of Tayside opportunities to explore Telecare and the wider scope of assistive technologies. Enabling individuals to make more informed and responsible choices in the care and support they need in their independent living. I am also keen to see public transport more widely adopted and sustainable rural bus services in particular supported. The Blog Travels with a Megarider shares my journey to find serenity in my life as I make that transition form employment to social entrepreneur. One of my methods in increasing serenity is to travel as many miles as I can on a fixed price bus ticket and explore my own local places of interest. Places that I used to go past and had never stopped to look at; places of peace and tranquility; places where I have had some wonderful conversations with complete strangers. I would like to share with you a response to when I described that one paragraph in an e-mail made it sound simple: "Believe me, Cathy, it does not sound simple. You are taking on an incredible challenge for all the right reasons. It is ambitious and admirable - the sort of project that can change lives, including yours." He is right it is ambitious but when did we every achieve anything by settling for the status quo and ignoring what doesn't work for people? So I would welcome your company from time to time on this journey either simply as a reader or if you are brave enough adding your own thoughts to the comments as you feel moved.

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