December 11, 2019
As another year closes it is an opportunity to reflect on the last 12 months, to savour on the highs and take the learning from the lows.
In this week’s episode, I share 20 powerful questions that have the themes of gratitude and completion running through them.
Reflecting on these questions has become a ritual for me at this time of year, so not only do I pose the questions, but I also answer them.
December 4, 2019
I’m a great lover of books and I read a lot.
In this week’s episode, I take you through the 30 plus books I’ve read and enjoyed this year. The novels, biographies, business and personal development books.
If you are seeking a good book to get stuck into this Christmas or some ideas for gifts, this is the episode for you.
November 27, 2019
This Thursday is Thanksgiving, a holiday I wish we celebrated in this part of the world (and not just as the eve of ‘Black Friday!)
Being thankful enriches our lives. Gratitude is also the difference between fulfilment and achievement.
In this week’s episode, I share 6 insights on gratitude, 6 practices to help you cultivate an attitude of gratitude.”
November 20, 2019
This month marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Pondering this historic event I was struck by parallels with our own lives.
In this week’s episode I pose questions such as - where have we put up barriers? Equally, if we are facing difficult circumstances and are struggling to see how things can change, there is comfort in knowing that seemingly insurmountable challenges can be overcome in ways we cannot predict.
November 13, 2019
My family had a bereavement earlier this year and the passing of a loved always reminds us of how precious life is.
At funerals we will hear phrases such as ‘life is too short,’ ‘it puts things in perspective,’ and ‘it reminds you of what’s really important.’
The ‘it’ of course being death.
In this week’s episode, I share my thoughts as to how death is perhaps the ultimate teacher. What I thought might be a solemn topic actually turned out to be insightful even inspirational.
November 6, 2019
How can you act on what matters most and not be at the mercy of what matters least?
What is the antidote to putting things on the long finger?
These are the two questions driving this week’s episode. I’ll be sharing tips and insights on the ‘3Ps’ – Priorities, Productivity and Proactivity and how to harness them into your ‘hour to empower.’
October 30, 2019
Modern leadership is all about authenticity.
The focus is on empowering others rather than wielding power. The days of tolerating secrecy, lack of integrity and the concentration of power via old command and control styles of leadership are coming to an end.
In this week’s episode, I share 10 distinctions of effective modern leadership, as well as the key question, that when asked and answered, goes to the heart of what modern leadership is all about.
October 23, 2019
One of my favourite ways of giving my rational, logical, organising mind some time off is with meditation, particularly guided meditations and visualisations.
At a minimum it is relaxing, but it is usually insightful too. So this week, I’ll take you through a led meditation to help you connect with our Inner Wisdom and to harness the power of your unconscious mind.
October 16, 2019
What’s the experience you want other people to have when they interact with you?
That is the question at the heart of personal branding. In this week’s episode, we explore the concept of personal branding, why it’s important, the factors that influence your personal brand and the steps you can take to create your personal brand.
October 9, 2019
Over the years I’ve fine-tuned a morning routine that is the foundation of my work-life blend and well-being practice.
It sets me up for the day. In this week’s episode, I share the main elements of my morning ritual which will hopefully encourage you to think about how you could start your day.