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When life gives you lemons….

I hope you are keeping safe and well during these unchartered times dear readers. It has been a while since I connected through this blog and it feels good to put the fingers to the keyboard and reconnect. I have been sharing some learning through LinkedIn articles if interested to check out including an ‘International […]

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The Power of Connection

“The most important things in life are the connections you make with others” Tom Ford I have been pondering on the power of connection and the network effect over the last couple of weeks and thought I’d put the fingers to keypad whilst our little boys are watching Mickey’s Christmas! I truly believe that we […]

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Not ignoring your weaknesses and stepping into your courage zone

I’m a big believer in utilizing a strengths-based philosophy and have written about it previously (see Discovering and Utilising Your Strengths ). I have reflected however this should not mean ignoring your weaknesses if they are a crucial part of your goal. As an example, I ignored focusing on my swimming for a long time […]

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The Parent Gap

Much has been written about the gender equality gap and the gender pay gap and now another gap has become evident, what I’ve called ‘The Parent Gap’ – the gap emerging between those currently in lockdown home schooling children whilst concurrently working and those not.

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What I Know for Sure

The question “What do you know for sure?” stunned Oprah Winfrey when she was first asked it in an interview, and she’s spent years since reflecting on this and asking it to others.

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Being brought to a standstill – literally! The power of reframing

On Friday I received the news from my physio that I had fractured my right foot and needed to get into a boot asap. At the time I was in heels on my way to a work event! I had tripped on an umbrella stand at the beach a few weeks earlier and had developed […]

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Getting unstuck

Sharing some reflections that I hope may trigger a few thoughts for you.

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Women in leadership – a wicked problem and an immeasurable opportunity

A wicked problem can be described as having “innumerable causes, is tough to describe, and doesn’t have a right answer”. (Strategy as a wicked problem, HBR). I think this is a good description for the women in leadership conundrum with continuous waves of progress made and then setbacks. To this complex problem we need to continuously […]

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Building Mental Fitness

I was inspired to read lots about all the great awareness and action on R U OK? day last week to help promote meaningful conversations and listening to support mental health awareness. A topic close to my heart having a couple of family members affected in this area. Personally, with two small children, working and […]

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Getting MatchFit for Work and Life

Since my last blog ‘Keeping the Hope’  I have been grateful and excited to find a new work opportunity with StriveStronger whose purpose is to help clients wake up to a better way of living, working and leading by delivering a range of innovative large-scale digital well being and productivity programs. I had met the […]

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