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12th July 2016

5 STEPS TO GET OUT THE CREATIVE CLOSET

Anybody who’s ever wanted to write, create art, or start a business has experienced the Creative Closet. It’s that dark place where you constantly second guess yourself, afraid to share your talents, gifts and message with the world. If there’s one thing […]
30th June 2016

WHEN FEAR SABOTAGES YOUR SUCCESS (AND YOUR BRANDING)

I don’t want this to be one of those namby posts spouting how facing your fears is the elixir for changing your life But… I do wanna talk about how fear can sneak up on you, acting like it has […]
6th June 2016
Vulnerbility when sharing your story

The Power of Vulnerabilty When Sharing Your Story

A couple of weeks ago I spoke at the Wedge event. Despite all the workshops and public talks I’ve done, I still felt dread in the lead up to the talk. Nerves ripped at me all week. It didn’t make […]
5th February 2016
Intuition in business

WHEN YOUR HEART FEELS HEAVY, LISTEN.

I know you know that feeling when your heart says one thing but your mind says another. The mind says what’s viable, what’s likely, what’s probable, and what’s realistic, while the heart says, well… it says whatever it damn-well says. […]
22nd January 2016
when negativity creeps in

WHEN NEGATIVITY CREEPS IN & YOUR MIND FEELS LIKE SCRAMBLED EGGS

I once had hypnotherapy about my aversion to oily eggs. Just the thought of two sunny side ups floating haphazardly in a pool of oil was enough to send me heaving. One of the downsides of having a visual imagination […]
19th January 2016

THE BRAND STORYTELLING WORKSHOP – 28th APRIL 2016

My next Brand Storytelling workshop is 28th Feb 2016 If you know stories are powerful (and if you are in business, chances are, you do!) and you’ve ever said: “I don’t know my story” “My company has a great story but […]
8th October 2015
HOW ONE ENTREPRENEUR SUCCESSFULLY MIXES BUSINESS WITH HEART

HOW ONE ENTREPRENEUR SUCCESSFULLY MIXES BUSINESS WITH HEART

You’ve heard of social enterprises like 18chefs, Dignity Kitchen and School of Thought, but have you heard of SEOciety? Of course you haven’t. Jing Yan, the woman behind the enterprise, deploys her vision so discreetly you’d think she’s smuggling diamonds […]
15th August 2015

AVOID THESE WRITING PITFALLS THAT’LL KILL YOUR CREDIBILITY

The challenge writers face is not the prose, grammar or writing style (although those are significant too), it’s the validity of argument. It’s too easy to fall victim to personal biases. A lot of the time grand assumptions and statements […]
7th February 2015

GET TO GRIPS WITH YOUR BRANDING WITH THESE 5 TIPS

What is branding, anyway? If you’ve asked that, you’re not alone. In this confusing world of logos and advertisements, it’s difficult to decipher exactly what branding is. Haven’t we all scratched our head and wondered what makes a brand stand […]