Maya Angelou: “Wherever that abides in the human being, there is the nobleness of the human spirit. Despite it all”

“Everyone in the world, one way or another has gone to bed with fear or pain or loss or disappointment.  And yet each of us has awakened arisen, somehow made our...

/ April 4, 2018

Who Cares Wins: Maker and studio owner, Tori Gray, used her ‘creative frustration’ to launch a new venture

Who Cares Wins: an ongoing study of the people who decided to make the leap and do work that matters. These are the people who have set about building businesses, big...

/ March 22, 2018

Resolution vs habit: I gave up on resolutions and focused instead on better habits – here’s how I did it.

It’s the beginning of March. For many people I talk to, the NY resolutions they set themselves at the beginning of January are a distant memory. When I head to...

/ March 7, 2018

Who Cares Wins: Outdoor clothing company Patagonia proves that caring is very good for business

Who cares wins The outdoor clothing brand, Patagonia, has hit the headlines recently.  They decided to stand up to the President of the United States because they felt that he...

/ December 14, 2017

‘the creative process is something you work with; it’s a force that you rise up to meet’ – a Q&A with Canadian artist Katie Brennan

Can you tell us a bit about what you do and your journey so far? I’ve been pursuing art for many years — I hold both a BFA and MFA...

/ December 8, 2017

How to stay on in a corporate job gracefully

  I was miserable In April 2016, I came out of Seth Godin’s altMBA course with a deep conviction that I wanted something more professionally than my job provided. I...

/ December 1, 2017

Balance: Are you investing in your emotional bank account?

Being busy takes its toll I caught up with a pal yesterday who I would describe as a high achiever.  We have a mentoring agreement where we speak regularly about...

/ November 23, 2017

The Art of Being Yourself

The new ROI is a Return on Individuality This is Caroline McHugh and she has something important to say about authenticity and doing work that matters.  Jonathan Mildenhall the CMO or...

/ November 17, 2017

D.H. Lawrence: “We shall stamp our feet with new power”

This is a fantastic piece of prose from one of the most influential writers of the 20th century, D.H. Lawrence.  It’s full of hope, ambition and encouragement to free ourselves...

/ November 9, 2017

Brené Brown: ‘Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change’

“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” – Brené Brown I’m halfway through listening to Daring Greatly by Brené Brown.  You know how audible allows you to...

/ October 20, 2017