Monthly Archives: December 2017

Victus: The highs and lows of 2017

When your lowest point is being in tears because you’re knackered from too much work and you’re overawed by the most incredible landscape you’ve ever seen, you know you’re having a good year. That was back in May on a particularly challenging section of the Great Wall of China. I had joined a group of…

Top 10 tips to getting the most out of your people

I know, I know… I talk and blog about people a lot. But then I like people a lot. I like working with them, training them, mentoring them, learning from them and getting the very best out of them. I’ve employed many people over the years – from front of house staff and chefs to…