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thoughts & notes

March 7, 2018

“Here’s to strong wo/men.

May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.”

Part 3:  May we raise them.

There’s a lovely duality to this phrase:

May we raise them- may we nurture and bring up our women strong.

And equally, may we raise them- may we celebrate strong wom...

August 12, 2017

“Here’s to strong wo/men.

May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.”

P 2/3 May we be them.

“Your playing small does not serve the world.

There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people will not feel insecure around you.

We are all meant to sh...

August 11, 2017

Alarm bells rang recently when a client shared that their owner-to-be was already making noises they’d be ‘telling the staff that this is how it’s going to be’ in the early days of the new ownership.

There are key differences in two of the leadership styles evident in t...

July 11, 2017

At the end of 2011 I resigned a full time permanent position. I was burnt out and bruised.

I retrained (Business Transformation and Change- perfect!), and fate conspired in offering me my first client, which then led to starting my consultancy.

It’s been just over two ye...

June 17, 2017

I love this.

One simple way to add a drop of imaginative richness and fun to life. Permission to feel the outstanding joy a little bit of crazy allows.

Unsurprisingly, when I was teaching, the children who had the rich, tactile, real life experiences were often the ones...

March 31, 2017

“Here’s to strong wo/men.

May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.”
P. 1 /3 

Do you know them?

Knowing strong people feels good.

They help show us the way to move forward, inspire us to be better versions of ourselves, encourage us to grow.

Stret...

February 24, 2017

That ‘why’ word – we’ve been using it ever since we were tottering two year old's learning  

to talk … “why, mummy?” It is a seemingly innate question with the potential to reveal to us the world. At times the answer gives us satisfaction and other times it sparks furth...

February 6, 2017

Tantrumps, Distrumption and A Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Tantrump =  Hissy fit thrown by fake-tanned creature when not getting its own way

Distrumption = The resulting chaos unleashed as Mr Donald Trump meets world politics

Crazy Little Thing Called Love = The most ef...

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