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The Middle Aged Tween Crisis

Being a working mother for nearly a decade and working with other working mothers I have come to understand the trials and tribulations we all seem to have in common. It struck me during a recent coaching session that one of the repeating Aha moments many professional mothers I have worked with have, is the… Read more

Is Attitude the Key?

One of my favourite sayings is by Henry Ford – “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right either way”.  I refer to this quote whenever asked for an inspiring thought. Why? Because it is so very true and I believe it encompasses one vital element in respect to how we… Read more

He Who Waits, Misses Out

I heard a great saying the other day, “he who waits, misses out”.  If we constantly wait for the right time to try something new, to make a change, or adopt a different approach, things will happen without us or in some cases, won’t happen without us.  Time waits for no one after all. As… Read more

What Stops a Courageous Conversation?

We all know we need to have them, we all know they are valuable, we know that sooner rather than later is a better approach, yet everyday we avoid and put off having courageous conversations. Most people I talk to dislike being the bearer of bad news and so avoid giving people feedback, primarily due… Read more

Diversity is not just about colour!

I was recently involved in a Global Women’s forum on Resilience and it reminded me of the importance of taking time out from our BAU to think more broadly about our work environments and (more so) our wider lives. When you take the time to stop and look around, you might be amazed at the… Read more