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#540 – Give a shoutout!

#540 – Give a shoutout!

Recently my friend Cécile Bastien Remy, a wonderful keynote speaker and public speaking coach (1), gave shoutouts on LinkedIn to women that have supported her over the years. She did it so beautifully telling how they have inspired her.  She was very kind and wrote...
#539 – How Do You Catch Yourself?

#539 – How Do You Catch Yourself?

Why is it important to know what we are thinking? If we are not aware of our thoughts and they are negative ones, they could be stopping you from doing something you want. I’m often talking about the importance of becoming aware of our thoughts. It’s often easier said...
#538 – Networking Now – Challenge or Opportunity?

#538 – Networking Now – Challenge or Opportunity?

I love giving talks on Networking and last week, I gave one on Networking in Covid Times to a women’s group in a large bank. I’ve heard people say it’s not easy to network these days and I understand, networking is certainly different.  Most people are working from...
#537 – Are You Envious Of Anyone?

#537 – Are You Envious Of Anyone?

Have you ever found yourself being envious of anyone? I have. I remember being envious of a friend who was putting herself out there on social media. She seemed to have an amazing knack for it and seemed like a natural. I was envious because putting myself out on...
#536 – What Is Your Self-Care?

#536 – What Is Your Self-Care?

Lately, the topic of self-care keeps showing up for me and that’s normally a sign for me to do something about it. What is self-care in the first place? At its most basic, it means looking after yourself.   I know people that don’t look after themselves properly or...
#535 – Practice With Role-Play

#535 – Practice With Role-Play

When I was training to be a client advisor, we were involved in role-plays where one of us would be the client and another the client advisor. We were put in difficult situations where we would need to enact things out. It was always good practice as it was a safe...
#534 – Learning With The Easter Bunny

#534 – Learning With The Easter Bunny

Over Easter, our household had a special guest with long ears visit. The Easter bunny thought he would make both a game and training out of his visit, leaving post-it notes with little chocolate eggs around our flat. The first appeared on our kitchen table asking...
#533 – What’s Your Daily Practice?

#533 – What’s Your Daily Practice?

“Your drawings are getting better” My son had asked me to draw a picture of his Red Duplo train that he loves dearly. I stuck it in front of me and started to draw it as best I could. As he was colouring it in, I was chatting with my dad and showed him. My dad asked...
#532 – What Does “Yes” Feel Like?

#532 – What Does “Yes” Feel Like?

My husband invited me to join him for a 21-day challenge on Essentialism from Greg McKeown. We’re just over halfway through and it’s really interesting as it gets you to think about what is really important and what we say yes to. There is so much we could do yet we...
#531 – I Don’t Want To Do Anything

#531 – I Don’t Want To Do Anything

Do you ever have days (or weeks) where you don’t fancy doing anything? Or you’re not sure what you are doing when. That was me last week. I had to keep checking my calendar to make sure I hadn’t forgotten something as my mind was full. I had stuff to do – I always...