Why ‘strategy’ used to scare me, and how trees helped…

Self-belief is easily dented if you let it be; here’s my invitation… if you find yourself feeling less-than because you’re not sure what people are talking about, or you’re in one of those conversations where you feel it’s about to go wrong, call a time-out and check in with word-meanings

This is what I do when I think I can’t do it.

This morning I was reflecting simply on my journey during lockdown, at the start of which I was unclear on my direction and trembled in front of a room of people. Suddenly I see that it is possible to take more small steps forward.

Who are you right how? and how to use Covey’s ‘roles & goals’ to check in.

I first came across ‘roles & goals’ whilst reading Stephen R. Covey’s 7 Habits book many years ago; applying it at the time to the very discrete areas of ‘work’ and ‘home’ – it’s been a lightbulb moment to realise how much this simple technique can support me now that work and home are inextricably linked…

Why you should be careful about the stories you choose to tell yourself

Hello you, Humans are wonderful storytellers. We’re hardwired to shape experiences into stories, to help us remember events, to entertain and to fill gaps in our knowledge. And on that whole, that works really well. However, have you ever told yourself this story? Once upon a time, my friend didn’t reply to my text andContinue reading “Why you should be careful about the stories you choose to tell yourself”