Mindset


Frame Your Thinking to Support Your Efforts

The Power of Journaling in a Career Relaunch

  The single most important discipline that I have ever picked up is journaling. Over time the journal has become a friend, a cheerleader, a correctional facility, a teacher. It is faithful and loyal, listens without judgement.    Honestly there is so much...

Stop Comparing – Swim in your Own Lane

Close your eyes and think of the last time you were comparing yourself to someone else, you felt slightly intimated by what they said, the way they said it, how they looked, an email coming through trumpeting a piece of good news or achievement.   I’m on hols this...

Startup Mindset: the Myth of the Slam Dunk

Last week I sat down with the amazing Liz Ward, career change guru of Slick Pivot for a Comeback Girl podcast (launching next week -  there are previews of some of the chats up on my Youtube channel now!). She gave some great insights, including a real gem about what...

Ikigai and the Path to Purpose

Have you ever been so absorbed in a task that you forget to drink and eat? What type of task was it? Notice those moments when you enter flow, and your ikigai might be embedded in those moments. If you increase the daily time at flow you will increase your connection...

Returners On The Red Carpet

  With The Oscars over for another year, and the great success of the likes of Frances McDormand and Alison Janney, I’m thinking about actors who started later in life or after a career break. I am a sucker for returners - for a reinvention. Cinderella and...

Don’t Be a Short Poppy Under Selling Yourself

A friend of mine doesn't seem to be under-selling herself. She is quite an amazing human - community-minded, caring for two infirm parents, involved in every social gathering and community effort going (and looking like she enjoys it) - is just one of those all-star...

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