5 start-up truths…12 months into the great unknown

Ok so firstly its 15 months and secondly its been that long since I wrote an article I can't quite remember how to do it, luckily LinkedIn makes it fool proof. So I'm finally putting pen to paper, its been sooo long. I can't help but feel my first truth is going to be [...]

By |2018-06-19T15:47:21+00:00June 19th, 2018|

10 start-up lessons 6 months into the great unknown…

I'm sitting here at 1.04am writing about the first 6 months. Part of me if I'm honest is thinking...just go to bed and the other part is pushing harder to keep going. It's actually very symbolic of how starting a company or getting anything off the ground is. You sit there on one hand [...]

By |2017-10-17T01:49:23+00:00October 17th, 2017|

Meaningful Relationships + Meaningful Work = Happiness

I listened to a cracking long play podcast by Tim Ferriss recently featuring Ray Dalio. If you haven't heard or aren't familiar, Ray founded Bridgewater Associates, one of the largest private hedge funds on Wall Street. Ray grew up in Queens in a modest house. Dad was a Jazz player and mum a homemaker, [...]

By |2017-10-02T18:24:22+00:00October 2nd, 2017|

Navigating your career as a 30 something emerging leader

What should I be thinking about as an emerging leader after spending a decade in one organization, post graduating? It's a question I'm asked on a regular basis from millennial leaders. They're often unaware of the possibilities and options in the external market place or simply what they should be thinking about to nurture [...]

By |2017-09-06T09:14:31+00:00September 6th, 2017|

When opportunity knocks, stay true to your priorities

I left my former role in June with the intention of taking extended time off. I was at a crossroads without any direction on how to solve some key issues both professionally and personally. There were three key priorities I needed to address: I needed to refresh myself after a difficult first half of [...]

By |2017-08-24T07:43:17+00:00August 24th, 2017|

Make time for dreaming…

I grew up in England, in humble surroundings. I spent my first 18 years living in a small house with a big family. It was tight but we made it work. I look back very fondly on my upbringing. It was all about the richness of life not the riches in life that mattered. [...]

By |2017-08-20T22:38:07+00:00August 20th, 2017|

You’re not relevant…time to face up and get on board

Over the past decade or so I’ve seen a dramatic change in the employment landscape we all have. The transformation of many industries and organisations has left it’s mark. Redundancies and restructures have become so normal that people are now finding ways to position themselves for this eventuality and to prosper from the short [...]

By |2017-08-09T14:26:08+00:00August 9th, 2017|

Passion ~ A fundamental ingredient

“Every morning in Africa a Gazelle wakes up, It knows it must run faster than the fastest Lion or it will be killed Every morning in Africa a Lion wakes up It knows it must outrun the slowest Gazelle or it will starve to death It doesn’t matter whether you’re a Lion or a [...]

By |2017-07-30T21:43:53+00:00June 12th, 2017|