10 Surprising Reasons You Should Focus On Doing Less

Doing Less

I’m a self-proclaimed generalist. I’ve never met a skill or a craft or a discipline I didn’t want to dabble in… at least to say that I tried it. I’ve resisted suggestions to focus in on a specific area – I’m OK with being good at lots of things, and not being expert in any … Read more 10 Surprising Reasons You Should Focus On Doing Less


5 Books you Must Read if you Consider Yourself a Leader

People often ask me about the books I read. Specifically, they want to know what leadership books I’d recommend – there are so many!  Usually I try and curate a list on the spot based on what I know about the person who is asking, but I almost always miss something. There are already lots of “Leaders’ … Read more 5 Books you Must Read if you Consider Yourself a Leader


“I’m Not Going to Make it…” Surviving Professional Crises

Professional Crises

“When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity” ~ John F. Kennedy I sat in my office on a Sunday afternoon and the tears began to flow. I was embarrassed – but I needn’t have been, there was nobody else around. I don’t … Read more “I’m Not Going to Make it…” Surviving Professional Crises


Possibilities: Why I Love Books (and Journals)

Possibilities

“We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh My local bookshop, Unity, has to be one of my favourite places in the whole world.  Small enough to be personal, but big enough to have so many books and choices I’ll never run out of options to browse. I’ve … Read more Possibilities: Why I Love Books (and Journals)