“A goal is a dream with a deadline.”

By |2020-11-24T13:19:50+00:00November 24th, 2020|

"A goal is a dream with a deadline." I love this quote by the American author Napoleon Hill, best known for his book Think and Grow Rich, which was published back in 1937 and still stands the test of time today. Much of the content of the original book has since been updated and integrated [...]

Look the world straight in the eye!

By |2020-11-11T15:19:37+00:00November 11th, 2020|

Look the world straight in the eye! “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” This is such an empowering quote from the incredible Helen Keller. Helen Keller lost her sight and hearing after a bout of illness as a young child yet, with help, learned to read [...]

Keep on smiling!

By |2020-11-04T13:49:40+00:00November 4th, 2020|

Keep on smiling! Wow, we are in November already! What a year this has truly been – one that none of us will ever forget, and one that will surely go down in the history books as a time of massive changes. As I write, we are all still embracing ongoing challenges to the way [...]

Embracing an invigorating new hobby … brrr!

By |2020-08-20T13:19:45+00:00August 20th, 2020|

Embracing an invigorating new hobby … brrr! How often do you try something new? How often do you embrace a fresh challenge? Are you stuck in your ways? Have you got caught up into that metaphorical rut? Have you thought about trying new things? I love to embrace new challenges and try new stuff. However, [...]

Is it time to redesign your career?

By |2020-08-18T10:50:05+00:00August 17th, 2020|

Is it time to redesign your career? For many of us in employment, particularly those of us who work in offices, the past few months of lockdown have meant that we have needed to work from home. This has brought about change on a number of levels for employers and employees alike. The way we [...]

The importance of improving diversity – now!

By |2020-07-27T13:45:13+00:00July 27th, 2020|

  The importance of improving diversity – now!   It has been over 2 months since the killing of George Floyd in the US, and the impact continues to be felt worldwide.   I’m sure we’ve all seen or heard news of the solidarity marches and gatherings that have taken place from Sydney to Beirut [...]

The News – Read all about it!

By |2020-06-25T13:09:09+00:00June 25th, 2020|

 The News - Read all about it! Good news, bad news, fake news. News, news, news. What do we believe? Who do we believe? Why should we believe? What do we want to believe? Perception is everything. The media ‘report’ what they perceive we want to watch or hear based upon viewing / reading figures [...]

2020 Vision

By |2020-06-18T15:22:42+00:00June 18th, 2020|

  2020 Vision The phrase ‘2020 vision’ recently popped into my head and keeps playing on repeat. As such, I’ve felt a real need to get my thoughts down in writing and share the insights that have emerged from this phrase. I feel that the phrase explains EVERYTHING we need to be learning right now, [...]

Top 5 Tips for Mental Health Awareness

By |2020-05-21T12:34:03+00:00May 21st, 2020|

Top 5 Tips for Mental Health Awareness I’m sure that the fact that it is Mental Health Awareness Week right now hasn’t passed you by, as there are a wealth of (virtual) events, fundraisers, stories and resources on this year’s theme of ‘kindness’ available to all. I started the week by taking some time to [...]

Lockdown: Are you working… on yourself?

By |2020-05-13T20:01:37+00:00April 27th, 2020|

Yes, this is a genuine question. I know that I am not alone when I say that the current enforced ‘solitude’ that we are now experiencing has been quite a wake-up call. The lockdown has enabled many of us to invest our time very differently – cooking and baking from scratch for the first time, [...]

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