Soft skills and me …

Having spent more than 30 years honing and fine-tuning the sort of diplomatic skills necessary to work effectively in the national and international fisheries science arena, I was delighted to be told by a colleague before a particularly ‘difficult’ session of an international coordination meeting that:

There’s no need for Maggie to go with you, you’re bolshie enough on own”.

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😎 - Former scientist, now graduated to a life of leisure. - Family man (which may surprise the family; it certainly surprises him). - Likes cycling and old-fashioned B&W film photography. - Dislikes greasy-pole-climbing 'yes men'. - Thinks Thea Gilmore should be much better known than she is. - Values decency over achievement.

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