In any leadership role. Family leadership. Community leadership. Business Leadership. Stress can take it’s toll. And, there is plenty of evidence around to remind us that stress makes us dumb. It has everything to do with our caveman origins and … Continue reading Move. Breath. Exercise.
Mark Manson was onto something when he wrote his book ‘The subtle art of not giving a fuck‘ in terms of conserving our life energy. And, while you could accuse him of being somewhat crude, the basic philosophy gets our … Continue reading No F@#%! given
Give me a gritty, wounded, leader any day. I am not interested in the polished, perfect, take no risks model of leadership. Give me the messed up, made mistakes, didn’t quite get it right leader any day. … Continue reading Leadership in the trenches
Are you caught in start up hell? Or some sort of small business purgatory? Do you even remember why you thought that going into business for yourself was a good idea? Perhaps you thought that business was going to give … Continue reading 10 things that I wish I had known before starting a business
Are you leading or managing people and feel like a juggler in the circus? Or perhaps you feel like, when it comes to your team, that you are the proverbial duck gliding on the water but madly paddling underneath? Want … Continue reading The real truth about leading people
Do you feel unsatisfied? Unsure? Not clear on where you are going or why? Simply, have you thought there just must be something more? I think we all ask ourselves this at some point in our lives. Usually, this … Continue reading How to create a life you love?
Ever wondered what a real leader looks like? How does a leader act? How do they behave? But, more importantly, have you ever wondered what it would take to feel like a real leader? To be honest, I am not … Continue reading What does a leader really look like?
So, here is the thing. In the last 10 years, I have lost an Aunt and an Uncle to suicide. With all the love and care in the world, these precious souls found it just too tough. I have also … Continue reading Life is precious, invest wisely
Ever wondered how you ended up here? How exactly did life happen? The kids, the bills, the mortgage, the soul destroying job and the never ending housework and things to do? Where did that free spirit, idealistic and opportunistic version of you go? Did you disappear? Sometime around 30, or maybe 25 or even 40. A few months back I was lucky enough to work with a dynamo who told me all about her struggle. The struggle to make a choice. Imagine. Coming home from work. Tired. It’s late. Too late. And, Deb, well she is tired. Bone tired. Her … Continue reading How to live your best life
We are all conditioned to focus on ‘what‘ we need to do. We look at our never ending, daily, task list and this pushes our competition and stress buttons. If we simply started with the ‘why‘ and got focused on … Continue reading 7 simple ways to change your life