As time goes on, I find myself returning to a familiar mantra
What is the best piece of advice you ever received?
The best is often the most basic. Like a horoscope, the more generic it is, the more I can find meaning in its application to myself. Ranging from my little sister saying, “I’m sure you’ll figure it out”, to an old Jamaican man on a mountain telling me, “Nuh worry yourself”, I find comfort in the shortest and most unlikely tidbits of wisdom.
When it comes to giving advice? I love to know all the granular details of a problem to help find a specific solution. I love thinking about the different issues people face, and getting a different perspective on those at work. Which is why writing this column for the past year has been so much fun. I’ve tackled everything from mansplaining to tea-making etiquette, and it’s been an honour to be trusted with your burning questions about how to survive in the workplace and create a good work/life balance.
It's my final column – here's the best advice I’ve given (and got)