Self Management Awards – Judge Bio

Written by: Sharon Millar, NHS Education for Scotland (NES)

Published: 03/08/2018

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In the lead up to the Self Management Awards, we find out more about our judges and what self management means to them.

Sharon Millar, Principal Lead with NHS Education for Scotland tells us who she wouldn’t trade places with alongside what self management means to her…

If your friends could describe you in three words, what would they be?

Focussed, fun, and compassionate

In 140 characters, what is self management to you?

Making the most of life, having a positive attitude, being in control, using what you’ve got and proactively seeking what you need.

If you could trade places with anybody, who would it be?

I wouldn’t change places with anyone because I like my life and family and would not trade them for anything.

What piece of advice would you give your younger self?

Take a breath Sharon before taking action!

What is the best thing about being a judge for the Self Management Awards?

Being energised by the stories and examples coming forward through the process.

What would be the soundtrack to your life right now?

Soundtrack of my life has a jazz disco funk beat, so Chic, “Everybody Dance” or anything by George Benson, “Never give up on a good thing”

What three people would you invite to a dinner party?

David Atenborough, Stephen Fry and JK Rowling

What’s the biggest compliment you’ve ever received?


If you could have a super power, what would it be?

My superpower would be laughter (because it is hard to be sad if you are laughing)

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