Whenever something draws to a close, something new must begin. Reflect on this and you’ll run the risk of getting caught up in deep philosophical debate, the sort that rumbles on and has no tidy end to it.

The reason I bring it up at all is that today is the last day of June 2015. June 2015 won’t happen again and so today is the end of something. As I’m writing this ahead of the date, I have no idea about most of what will happen today, but that isn’t the point here.

If an end to something also offers the potential of new beginnings, then we can use seemingly inconsequential markers (like the end of a month), to prompt reflection in ourselves. How we do this is an entirely personal matter, so there’s no tidy end to this post either.

I’m just giving you – in the jargon of the workplace – a ‘heads up’ about a possible opportunity.