"My favourite game I played as a kid was lining up little plastic soldiers and pretending they were in a battle. In the 1980s, you could buy packs of 30 of these soldiers of any type and my mum used to treat me to a pack once in a while!"
What specific skills do you bring to the Blue Gnu team?
I bring analytical and strategic skills to the team from years spent as an economist.
Who is Toby?
After 27 years spent working as a health economist, I am at a time in my life where I want to continue learning and growing as a person. I am fun-loving, sociable, and have a big heart. I care about adding value and helping those in need. I also need to be appreciated and valued myself.
What is your passion and mission?
Why do you do what you do?
To help people!
What qualifications do you bring to the Blue Gnu team?
I am a qualified Insights Discovery Practitioner, Coach (Genius Catalyst course for coaches by Michael Neill) and I hold the following academic qualifications; BSc, MSc, PhD.
What is the most interesting Blue Gnu project you've worked on?
I'm a newbie in the team, so I can't wait to get stuck in!
Who would your dream client be and why?
Someone who is a joy to work with.
What does your Insights Discovery profile say about you?
Toby combines affability and amiability with a high sense of duty.
Although he will never ask for it, Toby does need positive feedback and a rationale for what he is doing.
Despite Toby's quiet demeanour, he tends to thrive on excitement.
What are your top 3 motivators?
For me, Friend means having each others' backs, looking out for each other, meeting new people
For me, Searcher means finding purpose and making a difference to people's lives through compassion and curiosity
Spirit for me means freedom and independence to pursue my passions and interests