Sarah Fisher first came to see me back in 2007 when she was trying to decide what to do next with her career. It wasn’t long before we both realised that working for herself was really her ultimate goal – and something she’d be brilliant at….

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Posted in: Interviews

No one likes a difficult conversation and in my experience, there are many people who avoid them altogether. If you’re someone who cares about creating and maintaining healthy and happy relationships, you know that sometimes an uncomfortable conversation is necessary. Over the years, I’ve learned…

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Posted in: Life, Self-belief

Career dissatisfaction comes in different forms. You might feel fenced in when you’re at work or bored with your industry or role. Maybe you’re starved for professional growth and feel as though you’re currently stagnating. Or maybe you just fell into a career that was always a poor…

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Resilience and failure are symbiotic, meaning the two exist because of one another; they grow as a result of each other. Your ability to build resilience relies on your ability to fail, and vice versa. Imagine two children in a classroom. One is a classic…

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Like most of the successful business owners I know, Nicole Avery knows the value of working ‘on her business’ as well as working in it. She and I spent a couple of hours together recently chatting about how she can help even more mums simplify their…

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I have a friend who has unshakeable self-belief. A few years ago she set her sights on a new business idea that she knew would be a challenge on a few different levels. As someone whose not easily deterred, she mapped out a plan and started work. Within…

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  I’d like to think that all of my years of mindfulness training mean that I always behave in intentional ways, but here’s what I’ve discovered lately. I’m becoming addicted to my mobile phone. I find ways to justify checking. “Maybe one of my girls…

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Posted in: Mindfulness

Just over seven years ago on a January morning, I sat down at my desk to write out my vision for my life ten years on. I’d been doing this exercise for some time, but I remember that year being distinctly different. I wrote out…

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Posted in: Life