Thinking about making ‘The Leap’?

I recently did a Facebook Live video on Career Transition with some Top Tips and a Q&A session for those of you who are thinking about making a big leap of some kind, the definition of which is obviously subjective. Hundreds of views later I've decided to consolidate everything into a blog post. 1) Surround yourself with like-minded people, those who really believe in you and what you're doing, or just support you (even if they have no idea what...

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Turning Failures into Wins

Making a mess of my schedule today turned this morning into a complete blessing in disguise. Not only did I get on the wrong DLR train #fail but I backtracked and did the EXACT same thing again #fail - because two trains to different destinations arrived at the same platform. And because this is what we humans do in life. I then realised that I’d put the wrong dates in my diary and instead of being late, I was actually 1...

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The Fear of Being Seen

Fear is a funny thing. As I write this I’m feeling excited, nervous and sick all at the same time. I’m using different words to describe what is essentially the same physical reaction. The reason? This newly revamped and rebranded website has gone live this evening and my very first podcast interview launches tomorrow. And I’m not going to be able to control who sees what. In fact I’ve gone and shared a lot of my story too. And its...

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Perfection is Boring

To the point where I’ve been told that seeing others make mistakes, lose their train of thought, forget words mid-speech or not do the 'cleanest' of jobs, has become some kind of fetish (yes, the exact word used). I’ve also been told that I’m hot on the beauty of imperfections. To which I reply ‘I love them. Its what makes us human and not robots’. Which makes this an interesting topic of personal exploration. And through which I also hope that...

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