Probably the best decision I’ve made this year was to keep August quiet, with virtually no out-of-home working between my daughter’s due date and the beginning of September, Balancing self-employment, largely home-based, with new fatherhood is a challenge. Sometimes it goes well, sometimes you lose five hours with no idea of where they went.
One way or another, I’m starting to get back up to speed on my commitments, including posting on the [TEDxBrighton](http://tedxbrighton.com/) blog with a new post about how points of passion can close generations – and how leaving it too late [can cost you the opportunity to do so](http://tedxbrighton.com/the-next-generation-gap/). Pity I missed the meeting in a muddle of cooking, nappy changing and baby soothing…
Adam has been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 25. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better, more engaged online journalism.