Today I had a smart, capable, big-hearted client who said to me ‘I have grief about how long I did the thing that wasn’t right for me.’ It’s crushed her and she’s now picking herself up and forging a new path with bravery, self-compassion and curiosity… inspite of still feeling fearful and uncertain. She is […]
Today I shared a green juice with one of the leap takers featured in The Leap Stories series. Within five minutes of starting our catchup, she was in tears. Because she’s walking away from a business she leapt to create with her energy, creativity, money and love, to take another leap and relocate overseas for […]
Tina Roth Eisenberg, the creative powerhouse behind SwissMiss, Tattly, Creative Mornings, TeuxDeux to-do app, and Studio Mates did a killer presentation at 99u Conference in New York recently on being a creative entrepreneur who gets stuff done. She explains how having kids made her more creative, how owning your superpower is essential, how she made […]
I’m a great fan of Simon Sinek and his Start with Why movement. I’m also a huge 99u groupie. So when I discovered this video of Simon speaking at the 99u conference, I just had to watch… and share. My biggest takeaway: authenticity matters – it’s how we build trust and create meaning. Enjoy. Simon […]
I’m one of those people that can quite quickly dissolve into tears in intense situations, or when I’m moved deeply – either through sadness, frustration, stress or appreciating beauty (aka watching contemporary pieces on So You Think You Can Dance) or feeling deep connection and appreciation. I often wish I had better control of myself, […]
Q: How can you distinguish between the fear that arises from self doubt and insecurity and the fear that may arise from potentially acting against your “authentic self” and pursuing something that might not be what you want? A: All I can say is that there are no guarantees. I don’t know the answer to […]
I’ve only just found the time to listen to Tim Minchin’s University of Western Australia address at his acceptance of an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters. It’s simply too good and too true not share, and archive here. Enjoy. Read the address on Tim’s site here or below. “In darker days, I did a […]
Treat yourself to a few moments to take in a poem by the wonderful Mary Oliver. It was included in the Big Hearted Business conference phamphlet and left such an impression, I had to include it here. Enjoy.