living life and sharing my journey

Personal Success

While you are waiting

While you are waiting

Life is what happens when you are waiting. Don’t put your life on hold while you get enough money, get the experience or develop the skills to live the life you want. Embrace this moment , right here, right now.

The myth of the overnight success

The myth of the overnight success

It won’t happen overnight but it will happen. Overnight successes are NEVER overnight successes. The work they put into their art, their craft, their project, their business goes on WAY before they were suddenly deemed by others to be successful. What are you willing to put your time, effort and love into, no matter whether success is immediately forthcoming or not?

You are more than your job title

You are more than your job title

Identity isn’t something bestowed on you from your employer, your family or your friends. It’s what you choose to identify with.

Bringing my conductor back to life

Bringing my conductor back to life

Our strengths, our values, our love of work can show up in all sorts of different ways at different times in our lives. The journey through life and through work isn’t necessarily a linear one and we need to think about careers and work differently.

A different dialogue about work

A different dialogue about work

I want to be part of the dialogue about a new way to look at work and success for young university graduates. You name it – you can have it. But first – know who you are and why you want it.

No regrets

No regrets

If you were to die tomorrow would you have any regrets? We’re not on this earth for a long time and no-one really knows when it will be time for us to leave it, so why not enjoy the journey.

I know then I forget

I know then I forget

I’d like to banish this myth that we find our thing, our passion, our path, our purpose and then hallelujah life is easy. There are blissful days of lollipops and rainbows but there are also days of pure fogginess. I know, then I forget and then I remember again.

How do those ideas suit you?

How do those ideas suit you?

Some days you put on clothes and you just feel great.  You look in the mirror or catch your reflection in a window and think Hot Damn! It’s often when we are wearing the clothes that suit our body shape as well as our sense of […]

The magic wand

The magic wand

There have been numerous times in my life I have wished that someone would just tell me what to do. What kind of job I should get. What company I should work for. Whether buying a house is a good idea in the current economic […]

A Great Feat: 365 great days

A Great Feat: 365 great days

Fourteen days in to 2015 and I haven’t had a bad day yet! Sure, it has helped that 10 of those were spent in the stunning Canadian Rockies doing what I love best – moving my body outdoors and spending time with friends – but […]