living life and sharing my journey

Reflection

End of year reflections

End of year reflections

With the dark nights and end of the year looming, I get into a very reflective frame of mind. It’s time for planning and dreaming. So turn off your brain, connect to your heart and envision your next 12 months.

I believe

I believe

What you believe makes you who you are. How are your beliefs shaping your life and the world around you?

Life is for living

Life is for living

In the past week I have found out about the deaths of two people in their 30s. It has been a sobering reminder that we never actually know when your time on this planet will be up, so we need to live it and love it right now.

Step away from the uncertainty

Step away from the uncertainty

Sitting in the fogginess of your mind, not sure what you want or what next step to take can feel overwhelming. But use these 6 principles and get ready to move from uncertainty to clarity.

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.

Some reflections on journeys

Some reflections on journeys

Reflecting on journeys – whether life, career, intrepid or management ones.

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.

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.

The opposite of venture capitalism

The opposite of venture capitalism

Whatever the opposite of a venture capitalist is, I want to be that.
Yesterday through a random conversation the idea of being a venture humanist was put to me, and that sparked a real interest, but the words aren’t quite right….