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#205 – A Good Influence

#205 – A Good Influence

We sat down in a coffee shop in Uppsala, Sweden. It had been a long day and I was thinking about cakes. I asked my mother-in-law what she wanted and she opted for a mango smoothie. I was impressed. It was a konditorei so imagine the buns, cakes, and ice-cream there...
#183 – Get Going With What You Have

#183 – Get Going With What You Have

As I headed out to the airport to attend my friend’s wedding in Taiwan, I had a feeling I had forgotten something. My husband said you only need your passport and cards and you can sort the rest there. The only time you really can’t get on a flight is if you don’t...
#176 – Skin in the Game

#176 – Skin in the Game

When I was working as a Client Advisor, it was important that we had investments ourselves, to have some skin in the game as they say. Otherwise, you wouldn’t feel the market the same way as the clients were with all its ups and downs.  It also has a very important...
#170 – Choose it or Change it

#170 – Choose it or Change it

“If I’m not actively doing anything about it, then I’m choosing it”.  This statement stuck in my mind. My neighbour and I have similar aged kids so we were discussing the latest challenges we were facing. She said that she moved her daughter’s bedtime earlier which...
#77: At our Mastermind get-away

#77: At our Mastermind get-away

I spent the weekend with amazing ladies who are part of a mastermind group I belong to. We rented a cool, quirky and unusual airBnB flat surrounded by nature. Armed with our laptops, chocolate, a bottle or two and the intention to grow our businesses in 2019, we were...
#30: Accountability Partners

#30: Accountability Partners

“Send me your About page text by Tuesday. I want it in my inbox when I wake up.” – Me to one of my accountability partners. Wikipedia says an accountability partner is a person who coaches another person in terms of helping the other person keep a commitment. My...