“It is better to beg forgiveness than ask permission.”
Grace Murray Hopper

I love this saying. I try to live by it, except when I’m too scared of someone to think about annoying them by doing something I know I shouldn’t and asking forgiveness.

A week’s grace

I’m writing, dear reader, to beg advanced forgiveness for a lack of content this week.

As you may have seen from my Twitter feed or my newsletter, I started a new contract heading up social media for World Vision UK this week and, coupled with a spectacularly aggressive cold, it’s absorbing all my time and energy.

I take a huge amount of pride in this blog and its regular schedule of content every Wednesday and Friday (and the Saturday newsletter that goes out to subscribers) and I try to provide you with great value and stories from my little world.

Just now, though, I feel that I need to give my full attention and energy to setting myself up at World Vision and organising my thoughts and action plans and, in doing so, I may not be able to create the kind of content I’d like for the blog here.

If you are willing to bear with me for the next 7 days, I will do everything in my power to get back to normal next week.

For those keen to hear how my first week has gone, sign-up for the weekly updates and you’ll get a run-down of everything at the weekend – plus you get my rather wonderful eBook The Art of the Second Chance.

And thank you all, in advance, for your forgiveness.

PS – is asking for forgiveness in advance the same as asking permission…?

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