Finding Your Mission: Why Are You Here?

When you wake up in the morning and think about going to work… what feelings come up for you? Are you excited? Are you anxious? Are you bored? Are you content? Are you stressed? According to Gallup, only 13% of employees, globally, are engaged in their work. This is staggering. Engagement isn’t some impossible feat … Read more Finding Your Mission: Why Are You Here?


Five Things I’ve Learned About Leadership From Blogging

In April, this Blog will turn one. So it seems timely to reflect a little bit on how far it’s come in that time, and, more importantly, what I’ve learned about leadership from blogging. So here are five things I’ve learned about leadership from blogging. There’s more where that came from… What I thought would … Read more Five Things I’ve Learned About Leadership From Blogging


“We Will Prevail”: The Power of Persistence

“Do not think your single vote does not matter much. The rain that refreshes the ground is made up of single drops.” ~ Kate Sheppard Yesterday was Election Day in New Zealand – 23 September 2017. ¬†Earlier this week we marked 124 years since New Zealand women became the first in the world to gain … Read more “We Will Prevail”: The Power of Persistence


“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