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I think therefore I am

When Descartes wrote this in 1637, I wonder if he knew how often he would be quoted, misquoted, modified and humourised. Most of us know that it points to our sentience as a species. But have you ever thought that it also suggests that what you think makes you who you are?  Indeed, if Descartes… Read more


Lessons in Innovative Leadership from Nike

I recently attended a talk by Dr. Erez Morag, an innovation expert who was employed by Nike to develop their innovative sports footwear.  Dr. Morag talked about what we can learn from the approaches taken to innovation in sport and apply these to the business and leadership world. Three areas resonated with me as elements… Read more


Perfection Torture? 5 Ways to Tame Your Perfectionist Tyrant

Neil got results, he was a high achiever.  He knew it and everyone around him knew it.  He was the one who arrived 5 minutes early to the meeting and the one who always had the answers. He prided himself on having the right answers at the right time, every time.  However there were times… Read more


Change Your Story to Write a Better Future

I couldn’t. I can’t do that. I’m not good at that. I’ll never be able to be the person who can do that. They’ll laugh at me. I’m a fraud. I’ll fail.   Says who? What evidence is there? What if you could do it? What if you are the person who can do it?… Read more


Top 5 tips for working mums to build exercise into your week

Wow!  The year is well under way and Easter has been and gone.. including the chocolate!  Winter is now approaching and we may be finding the busy-ness of life and work interfering with our exercise routines. About 8 weeks ago I decided I needed to take action!  I needed to stop the negative cycle of… Read more