Down Days

We all have down days, every single one of us. No one is truly always up and that’s all right. Life is a series of ups and downs it’s inevitable that we won’t be uber excited every moment of every day. The issue is not the down day, the issue is what you with it.[…]

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[…]

3 Ways Simple Ways To Get Your Game On

Often the obvious answer is the answer. We try and make our lives so difficult when they really don’t have to be. Today I’m focusing on three ways to get your game on, three things that you can do to move from living your life in your head to living your life out loud. Simply,[…]

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[…]

It’s All About Open Doors

I just had a chat a man I met back in July who works for IBM, he’s definitely the epitome of an English gentleman. Anyway we were chatting away and I don’t even remember how it came up, but he said… “It’s all about open doors, when you get an open door you have to[…]