Posts in category 'Thoughts'

Maintaining motivation as a furloughed employee

  • Updated May 7th 2020

As I write this, the world is in the middle of a pandemic. COVID-19 has impacted the global economy, forcing many UK businesses to furlough large portions of their workforce to survive in these turbulent times. How can furloughed workers in tech make the most of this time to stay sane, happy and productive?

Ship little and often! – The new mantra behind my current portfolio site

  • Updated April 21st 2020

Today I released the latest version of my professional website. I have counted this to be the fourth major iteration of my professional website in the space of approximately 6 years. With each new major version came an entirely new design. The content however, remained fairly consistent. ‘Ship little and often’ is the key concept that I am now working with.


© Ian Holden 2020

“Saddle your horse. Shoulder your load. Burst at the seams. Be what you dream and then take to the road.” – Frank Turner