The power of words.

How often have we considered the power of our words and the words of others? For me words hold a beauty and synergy that is a joy to play with. As a writer, words are part of me, they express the inner me, the thoughts and beliefs of my characters, and drive the...

The more I tried, the more I lied.

True confession time. Over the past months I have let go all that is familiar, expected and comfortable. In doing that, my life has taken some dramatic turns, and I am experiencing something new every day. I had one of those ‘new experiences’, a moment of clarity and...

‘speak your truth’

A few months ago, my business partner said to me; ‘speak your truth’. The conflicting emotions at the time I heard those words ranged from anger, to confusion, to surprise, followed by thoughts that were far from supportive. The words cut deeply, and it has taken some...

You are your business.

I think one of the hardest things to do as a business owner, is to do what I teach others to do. For some reason it is easier to see what others need, and be blinded to what I need. I am truly blessed to have a business partner who is not afraid to ask the hard...

You are the grace that follows

You are the grace that follows. These words were spoken to me after the death of my partner. Words that had little meaning at the time, words that were consumed in the pain and sorrow of the moment. Earlier this month they were said again. A reminder of a ‘life...

Unique…. or just different?

That is a question I often ask myself when I look at our business. What is it that makes a business unique? You do. It is all that you are, all that you know, and all that you will become, which moves you from different to unique. Different brings with it a negative...

Look for me in the lost and found!

I think one of the loneliest and self-confronting places you can stand in is your own business. The drive, the urgency, the things that must be done, are never ending. It has been one of those weeks for me, where overwhelm and urgency has been strong and demanding....
We need to Pause

We need to Pause

Did you know that Stress is the second most common cause of workplace compensation claims in Australia, after manual handling?Again and again, I’m amazed by our culture’s obsession with how much we can do, and how quickly we can get it all done. It’s...