AUTHENTICITY: DROP THE CLICHÉ AND PICK UP YOUR POWER

THERE’S an awful lot of talk about authenticity in the personal development world. So much so that people have begun to call it out. ‘Authenticity’ has become a cliché. Something to knock. Something to deride. Oh, what a tangled web we weave! This is, perhaps, the greatest diversion, the cleverest trick, the most beautiful slight since […]

ENERGY COACHING. LOL?

HAVE you heard of “energy coaching”? Neither had I… and it sounded like another big rip off fad when I first read about it. Here’s what the guys at (Tony) Robbins Madanes Training had to say about it in their latest e-shot: “Because of this shift [in our culture], there’s a new kind of coaching that […]

IS YOUR NETWORKING WORKING?

DO you attend business networking events? What do you get from them? Have you even thought about the value of networking outside of the standard ROI (Return On Investment)? I’ve created the #NetworkWheel to help with that. It’s here, totally FREE for you to use. Just print it out, or stick it into your favourite picture […]

DON’T WASTE YOUR DUVET DAYS

YOU know those days when you wake up, open one eye and get an incredible urge to bury yourself deep under the duvet again? I don’t mean because it’s cold, or because your loved one is lying next to you, all snuggly and warm… I mean those days when hiding from the world seems the […]

C-WORDS TO WATCH OUT FOR

LAST night, at 10.10pm, I turned 43. So, before the last dredges of 42 ebb away and I while I still remember the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything, I’m going to share a bit of wisdom. Those who know me will know I love a good C-word, and I’m going […]

8 LIFE HACKS EVERY ENTREPRENEUR NEEDS TO KNOW

WHEN we work for ourselves it’s really easy to get trapped in the treadmill and lose sight of the passion and drive we had at the outset. Stress can become the norm – even a little addictive – and our physical and emotional wellbeing can start to suffer. Very often, we don’t even notice it […]

LIFE COACHING DOESN’T WORK

‘LIFE COACHING’ DOESN’T WORK… Seriously. It’s a waste of your time, money and energy, and it’s just plain flakey if…

DOMESTIC ABUSE: AN OPEN LETTER TO THERESA MAY

AN OPEN LETTER TO THERESA MAY Dear Mrs May, I want to say thank you for your admirable stance on domestic violence. Absolutely, our laws do need to be clearer and more extensive and yes, people need to know what help is available and how to access it. That’s all wonderful. But it’s not enough. […]

HOW BREAKING MY BACK LED TO GROWING A SPINE

FOR nine hours, this was my view. Nine hours on a flat bed, my head packed with sandbags, staring at a hospital ceiling while medics discussed my broken back in hushed tones. That’s one hell of a leveller. There’s perspective for you, right away! That was my story in my 20s, and it marked the beginning […]

DAMN RIGHT, IT’S PERSONAL!

YOU want to stand out? You want to be seen? You want your business to do well? QUIT HIDING! You might not even realise you’re camouflaged, but if you’re using your business name all the time and not building your personal brand, your chances of being seen aren’t so great.