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Resilience is Making Your Mind Up

I went to London Business School on Friday to hear a series of TEDx talks on resilience. The speakers came at the topic from all angles: handling climate change, resilience in our younger generations, and many personal stories of overcoming adversity. There was a...

Make Words Work for You Pt. 1

“Words are the vehicle for change and inspiration, they allow the brightest minds on Earth to free themselves of the chains in their minds. Words turn dreams and visions into reality, they give life to all that remains hidden and kept away”. - Luis R Valadez As I do...

The Power of Journaling in a Career Relaunch

The single most important discipline that I have ever picked up is journaling. Over time the journal has become a friend, a cheerleader, a correctional facility, a teacher. It is faithful and loyal, listens without judgement.    Honestly there is so much written...

Stop Comparing – Swim in your Own Lane

Close your eyes and think of the last time you were comparing yourself to someone else, you felt slightly intimated by what they said, the way they said it, how they looked, an email coming through trumpeting a piece of good news or achievement.   I’m on hols...

Startup Mindset: the Myth of the Slam Dunk

Last week I sat down with the amazing Liz Ward, career change guru of Slick Pivot for a Comeback Girl podcast (launching next week -  there are previews of some of the chats on my YouTube channel now !). She gave some great insights, including a real gem about what...

Ikigai and the Path to Purpose

Have you ever been so absorbed in a task that you forget to drink and eat? What type of task was it? Notice those moments when you enter flow, and your ikigai might be embedded in those moments. If you increase the daily time at flow you will increase your connection...

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