How Authenticity is Creating Connection

How Authenticity is Creating Connection

I was almost at the end of my presentation when a loud shout* punctured the air, its volume belying the tender years of the one from whom it had emanated. I barely batted an eyelid, and nor did anyone else in this virtual session; after all, the audible and visual ebb...
Questioning to unlock potential

Questioning to unlock potential

Last week, I was invited to talk about my career and share my thoughts on how being authentic and building self-esteem can unlock our potential. It was an opportunity that allowed me to reflect on my own path and I recognised two questions which I have used to help me...
Focusing on the Good Stuff

Focusing on the Good Stuff

Four years ago, I wrote a piece called ‘2016: take the good with you’. It came at the culmination of 12 months which many people had described the ‘worst year ever’ bringing, as it had losses, human suffering, and ugly division. In the piece I wrote about how, in...
‘What Can I Do?’: Empowering Ourselves

‘What Can I Do?’: Empowering Ourselves

This year has brought many challenges. Including a new one I hadn’t envisaged.   The technology terrors.   Back in the very early spring, setting up meetings could bring with it previously unentertained anxieties. No sooner would I pop a virtual appointment in my...
(Self)-Believing in Innovation

(Self)-Believing in Innovation

These last few months have seen innovation and adaptation on a grand scale. Who would have thought, in those hazy days B.C. (before Covid), back at the very start of the year, what changes we might see?   In just six months, companies have evolved in ways perhaps not...