#78: Are your services too expensive?

#78: Are your services too expensive?

When I was younger, it would be rare for me to book a full board accommodation holiday. I would prefer being able to cook for myself or have the flexibility of trying different restaurants. Now with a young child, I can see the value of full board accommodation. As I...
#73: What is your WHY?

#73: What is your WHY?

I rewatched the last Harry Potter film and started watching some of the special features. There was an interview with JK Rowling and she was talking about the strong women in the books.  One of the characters was Molly Weasley (1). For those that aren’t familiar with...
#72: Are you on your Hero’s journey?

#72: Are you on your Hero’s journey?

Back in 1949, Joseph Campbell published his book “The Hero with a thousand faces”. He found that there was a structure to the journey of the archetypal hero found in world myths. He called it The Hero’s Journey (1). Many of Hollywood blockbusters follow this journey,...
#71: Blow your own trumpet

#71: Blow your own trumpet

“It goes against the grain to blow your own trumpet over and over again but no one else is going to do it for me!!“ An old school friend wrote this to me and it resonated with me. The definition of blowing your own trumpet is to talk about yourself or your...
67 – Where do you get clarity and your best ideas?

67 – Where do you get clarity and your best ideas?

I’m lying on a mattress next to my son’s bed in the middle of the night. It can be 1am, 2am, 5am, whenever he’s woken up and called out for me. That’s when I get clarity and some of my best ideas. I’m trying to get him back to sleep whilst lying there thinking. As my...