I’d like you to meet someone…

Today I’ve been putting the final touches on some work that I’m delivering in the coming weeks. I have been delving deep into the subject of Women’s Empowerment. And this story came to mind… I wanted to share:   Margaret suffered from Polio when she was a child. It was a time when there was […]

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a kick in the face of this year’s reality..

It had cooled down. I finished work and despite my exhaustion, I decided to go ahead and do it. I pulled on my running clothes and trainers and set the app to go. Week 3, of my 8-week program, having missed 5 days because I had been feeling under the weather. This evening I was […]

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Exhausted, depressed & incredible frustrated

Falling into the black hole of Facebook is one of my vices. You see, I have carefully curated the people that I’m connected to. Though I have reached the limit of ‘friends’, many of them I don’t know at all and many others only know ‘online’. Facebook is a business resource for me, but it’s […]

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You, a sumo? Really?

The view is perfect. The coffee shop has a buzz that, strangely enough, keeps me focused but the view is what really helps my thought process. There’s a lot of light, traffic and people going by. The truck is blocked and beeping like crazy – the sound drowns out the music and buzz enough to […]

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Shift your reality…literally

She drew my attention to it, with tears in her eyes.  My coffee shop acquaintance – one of the people that I would love to call a friend and hope we will be one day.  She reads my stories, is probably reading this (and I hope you forgive me for being inspired and humbled by […]

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What keeps you going?

He moved his computer over and made some space so I could squeeze in beside him. It’s been a while since we sat side by side in the coffee shop. I was happy for the chance to catch up. Truth is, the conversations with him often inspire me to write about. He’s so bright and […]

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You did it where?

The first time I noticed was on a transatlantic flight, heading to the US on a business trip. It was out of necessity more than anything else. I’d had a hectic few weeks and I felt incredibly unprepared for the workshop that I was going to give over the next few days. At first I […]

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The Surprising Lessons of Travel

I distinctly remember thinking – when I grow up, I’ll get a job that sends me to all kinds of interesting places around the world. A few years ago, I realized that I had created that job for myself. Not a day goes by that I’m not thankful for the invitations to speak in so […]

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