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Are You A Success Addict?

I am vulnerable here and don’t know where to start. I have been listening to an audiobook called From Strength to Strength by Arthur Brooks, and a chapter spoke to me: Being Special vs. Happy and Being a Successful Addict. Yes, this was me. It was big time! I also needed to be kind to […]

What Are Your Greatest F*ck Ups?

I have greatly f*cked in my life. Haven’t we all? F*ck up’s can also be a fantastic opportunity for growth and change. I wanted to share where I have f*cked up, what I would do differently and what I would say to my younger self. What about you? Here are some of my greatest mistakes […]

Where is Your Focus?

In the past year I have really given myself some space and time to think about what I want for myself. Who do I want to be? What do I want to stand for? Why do I want to lead? What do I want my legacy to be? I know today at 52 (yeah I […]

Stop Being a Pushover

The voice that often proves hardest to raise is your own. Standing up for yourself in a professional context where you might worry about job security is easier said than done. It’s not just about making noise – it’s about echoing with confidence, clarity, and assertiveness. Stop Being a Pushover Read on for six effective […]

Power of Optimism for Leaders

Optimism is a “must-have” for leaders because it shows commitment and a willingness to keep working towards a goal. Optimistic leaders find it easier to gather support from others and ask for help when needed. It is one of the most contagious traits- if you are upbeat and hopeful for the future, you are sure […]

How to Practise Self-Kindness and Love Yourself For Real

Self-Kindness

Is time passing by quickly? How do you spend your time? Is your time spent with self-kindness and love or beating yourself up? How-to-love-yourself advice is everywhere these days. Step into your favourite local gift shop, and you’ll likely find self-love candles topped with rose quartz, affirmation card decks, and pillows embossed with Tony Robbins […]

Here Are 6 Ways To Start Your Week Off Brilliantly

Do you struggle with Monday’s? Are you thinking about and/or planning for your week ahead? If you are like more people, you can find that start of the week can make feel a little overwhelmed and anxious about the week ahead. As a leadership coach, one of the main things I work on with leaders is […]

The Difference Between Stress and Burnout (And How to Avoid Burnout)

I am burnt out I hear you saying!!! I am hearing loud and clear…. We all know what stress feels like. It’s that feeling of being overwhelmed, anxious, and constantly on edge. As leaders, we are more susceptible to stress than ever before. But what is stress, really? And how can we avoid letting it […]

12 Rules of Kindness – Rule 7: Celebrate wins, even if they aren’t your own

When I look at leadership today, it concerns me. It concerns my team, my daughter, my peers and those I care about. At times we can get despondent about leadership and who we see leading our companies, communities and countries especially in the media. In turn, we still see and hear stories of poor leadership, […]

12 Rules of Kindness – Rule 3 – One Kind Thing

Rule 3: Do at least one kind thing for yourself or someone else each day Here is a great statement I came across regarding kindness. It is “the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.” I am concerned however about how we are leading today. I am seeing a lack of kindness around the world. […]