Winning awards (a reprise)

Oct 21, 2019 7:28:09 PM / by Tom Chesterton posted in Awards, Advice, Humblebrag


As we're entering awards season once again, we thought it would be worth resurrecting this blog from a few years ago. Some thoughts here still resonate, although the number of awards won has shot up, the principle remains the same.

The British have a very specific way of receiving accolades. We’re taught from a very young age to win well but lose better. Be humble. Be self-effacing. Don’t make a big deal of it. It’s the taking part that counts. All very Olympian and playing fields of Eton.

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