Ironically after three years of teaching English as a second language in the Czech Republic and Spain, moving into the world of PR was the biggest step outside my comfort zone I’d ever taken. I was preparing for one of the biggest adjustments of my life: from the structured routines of lesson planning and teaching timetables, to a workplace and a job where every day really is different and predictability is nowhere to be found.
To mark this year’s International Men’s Day, we asked some of the guys in the office to name their role model. The topic certainly got everyone in the office talking and asking more questions. For example: Why are role models often the same gender as the person naming them? Why is it often harder for men to express their emotions? Do men use humour to disguise their feelings or topics that mean something to them?