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Crossing the finish line - Land's End to John O' Groats

As I write, after completing 1,120 miles over the last 14 days, I find myself just 22 miles away from completing a long-held ambition to cycle the length of the country from Land's End to John O' Groats. Ir's been an extremely rewarding experienc...


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Land's End to John O' Groats Week Two

It’s Week Two, and just like Team GB at the Olympics, it started with a big day for the second leg of our LEJOG challenge. We covered the first 50 miles of today's ride in quick time, stopping in Whalley for a late lunch, with supposedly o...


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Land's End to John O' Groats - Week One

It's six in the morning on the fifth day of the cycling challenge I've taken on – from Land's End to John O'Groats (LEJOG) – and while I should be asleep recuperating, I can't help reflecting on how I ended up here! The ride...


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The world’s maddest job interview

As part of Channel 4’s ‘Mad World’ season, last night an extremely interesting programme was aired, in which eight volunteers put themselves through a gruelling job interview (think The Apprentice, but with the added pressure of ...


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Investing in happiness

Yesterday I completed teaching our latest IEMA accredited Foundation Course in Environmental Management to a really engaged and diverse group of students whose backgrounds included manufacturing, major infrastructure, rail, printing and FM. O...


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Culture shock

 “Compliance isn’t what you want to do – all the legal stuff is scary.” This is just one of the comments we received in the Performance Management in FM Survey we launched earlier this year, which closed last month, a...