Belonging: In-groups, Out-groups and Other-ness

A sense of belonging is one of those odd things that you don’t notice until it’s gone. In its absence, you feel it acutely, but when you have it, it’s very easy to take for granted. I am travelling at the moment, for work. Without my family. I am missing my husband’s birthday, and it … Read more Belonging: In-groups, Out-groups and Other-ness


Advancing Human Potential: Transformative Coaching

The human brain is a complex and noisy place. It is filled with the knowledge we have learned, the emotions that we feel, the memories we have made and the values and beliefs that we hold. This complex web of ‘thinking’ is what constitutes the human experience. And while we all have a mind rich … Read more Advancing Human Potential: Transformative Coaching


Rejection: Overcoming the Fear of Isolation

Some of you know that I’ve written a book. A serious, 80,000 word, change-the-world book. It took some time, and a lot of effort. A lot of early mornings, and shouting into the void… And initially I had assumed I would self-publish. It’s a credible, professional approach these days – you do more of the … Read more Rejection: Overcoming the Fear of Isolation


Finding Light in the Darkness: Hope and Optimism

I came across this beautiful Facebook post by Elizabeth Gilbert recently, in which she shares that our souls have two ways of communicating with us about what they are on the earth to do… they communicate through joy (the easy way) or by being appalled (the hard way). As I reflected on what she shared, … Read more Finding Light in the Darkness: Hope and Optimism


Why I Write What I Write: Seeking Connection

I’ve been thinking quite a bit lately about why I write. And why I write what I write. I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m seeking connection. But that doesn’t quite mean what you might think. It isn’t about being lonely and wanting to meet like-minded folks to ease the loneliness. And it isn’t about connection … Read more Why I Write What I Write: Seeking Connection


New Beginnings: Goal Setting & Fresh Starts

Maybe it’s Easter, or maybe it’s the changing of the seasons… or maybe it’s because I use the Full Focus Planner and get to start a beautiful new journal every three months… but I’m feeling like it’s a time for new beginnings. As part of my quarterly review, I set myself some new and challenging … Read more New Beginnings: Goal Setting & Fresh Starts


Accessing the Answer Within: How Coaching Can Help

Unless you already have it all ‘sussed’ (in which case, lovely to meet you, but why are you here?) chances are my recent posts about finding your mission and realizing your potential might have been a bit intimidating. Today I’d like to share how coaching can help you access the answer within, enabling you to … Read more Accessing the Answer Within: How Coaching Can Help


Top Socially-Shared Leadership Blogs Of 2018 – Thanks!

I was planning to write an article today about how to find your mission… So I’m really sorry if you came here to find that – you’ll need to just wait a few more days! Instead I would like to say an enormous thank you for your support. Why? Because I learned today that I … Read more Top Socially-Shared Leadership Blogs Of 2018 – Thanks!