Tackling Imposter Syndrome as a New Manager

You’ve made it! You got the promotion, they promoted you and have praised your work. Some of your colleagues are happy for you and others just a little jealous, but in general, they are pleased and so are you at the success that you have created for yourself. You know that they are expecting some[…]

Be Your Own Hero

My personal favourite message. I think I’ve most probably posted this on social media the most. I have to keep reminding others and myself. Stop expecting other people to save you, stop expecting a cheque through the door, stop hoping that someone else will make it all right for you. You are gifted talented and[…]

Change your thoughts Change your life – Consistency

Hey there, I hope that you are doing well and embracing your magnificence. You’ll often see me write about my learning on the journey of life and even about tackling my weight issues. Much of it is about overcoming your thoughts and the challenges that come when that voice in the back of your head[…]

Be Your Authentic Self

This week I hosted Craft Con a huge software conference dedicated to software craftsmanship, where software developers, programmers, coders and consults got the opportunity to experience some of the best experts in the industry. 1851 people over 4 days with over 70 speakers delivering 73 speeches, plus workshops, meetups and networking a plenty. Hosted at the[…]

Because You Can

Believe me, I’ve wasted far too many hours questioning myself and playing the second guessing game. I’ve questioned my validity, my skill set, my confidence, my believability, the experience that I’ve gained over decades, the learning, whether through formal education or self-development. I’m a pretty confident person, but I’ve learned that confidence is not just[…]

Me For Me

Last week, I left England for Marrakesh, it was a mission of mercy. Mercy on myself and family. I’ve been sick on and off for months and my stress levels and health were challenged. I had had enough as I was struggling to get myself together. I think it was something that Lisa Nicholls in[…]

The Power

                  The Power by Rhonda Bryne is a book that really helps you to focus your attention on what you want and what you need to do to get it. The premise is that you get what you focus on. We have all experienced this as when we focus[…]

I’m Published! – Letters to a Young Generation 2

Earlier this year I was asked to contribute to a book that was specifically for black girls. In a world where one definition of beauty is pushed as the only definition of beauty it can be challenging for girls of colour to find their way to success. This book aims to support these girls and[…]