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[…]

Choose Joy!

For much of January and especially in the last week I have been sick, really sick with a flu bug that has put me on my back for days. In fact, looking at the 15 months I recognise that this pattern of sickness has been going on for some time. Every few weeks I’ve had[…]

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[…]

How to get clear when life get’s messy

This week has been a roller coaster ride for me. I’ve been dealing with the exhaustion that comes from grief and managing my finances. I took myself to bed on Tuesday stating that I longer wanted to conquer the world but that I wanted the world to conquer me and by the way could someone[…]

Getting Off the Hamster Wheel

I’ve spent much of my life running, not physically but mentally. Running ahead to try and achieve the goals that I have, running to hit that million mark, running to accomplish all that the books tell me that I can. Run, run, run. I’ve been like a hamster on a wheel, trying to catch up[…]

Make It Valuable

I was reading some online reviews for a business support programme that I was interested in. The programme offered by a well-known business person who has a very slick operation. A complaint was raised that whilst there was a myriad of positive reviews, it was difficult to find any that were not so great. What[…]