When fear comes, do 3 things

I was sat in front of the computer on the phone to Louise. We were about to host a 3 day event training event. (Global Service Jam). This was a worldwide event, taking place in over 150 cities around the world. We would be responsible for marketing the […]

Please, approve me

Please tell me I am amazing. Please tell me I can be great. Please tell me I am worthy. Please tell me I can do it. Please tell me I need to start. Please tell me I need to speed up. Please tell me you understand. Please tell me how […]

Why it took me 25 years to smile

I’d look at the camera and pull a face that said, ‘I’m really happy with where I am’. But my face said otherwise. On holiday with my friends, winning awards, climbing Himalayan mountains, epic fancy dress parties at University, travelling to iconic locations around America, a best friends […]

How to let go of control

Letting go of control is not an easy thing to do. You are extremely passionate about maintaining your high standards and doing things a certain way. But you know this is something you must do. There comes a time that in order for things to grow, you need […]

Signs of depression

People die because of it, people isolate themselves as they experience it and people live everyday with a burden of fear to talk about it. Mental health and in particular depression are things I’ve become openly confident talking about. I’ve waded through some dark times and learned gradually […]

Thrown in the deep end

I wasn’t prepared for this. Just as the session was about to begin, he threw me the PowerPoint clicker and said it was over to me. With a room full of students, there was nowhere to escape to. This is where my education took off. Last week I […]

Creativity is not accidental

For many people, having the confidence to express their ideas can really hold them back. And for organisations it can stop some of the most innovative and breakthrough ideas ever reaching the surface. The fear of being wrong, the fear of making mistakes and not being listened to […]

Deal with it, like an opportunity

As an employee or a business owner you have standards to adhere to and your customers have expectations of a certain level of quality. When those expectations are not met for whatever reason, you have to do something. The incident can either be a problem or an opportunity, […]