Don’t ever doubt that your voice matters, or of it’s power to create change. Five words shouted by a woman across a room became a slogan that was the making of a president. Watch and learn.
Sometimes you come across words that reach inside, squeeze your senses and leave an unforgettable imprint. Chinaka Hodge is a writer and educator, and presented this spoken word piece at TEDWomen in October 2016. Since I first heard it many months ago, I’ve thought about it so often, that I wanted to share it with […]
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 […]
Never I have thought that a politician could be so brave, so direct and so on point. In 2012, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard gave a speech that directly addressed the issue of sexism and misogyny of political leaders in parliament. It caught world attention for her calling out the gender-bias and discriminative views displayed […]
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, […]