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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SPEECHLESS: A lesson in slowing down and getting grateful (again)

I lost my voice for the first time 2 weeks ago. It lasted 8 days (and thankfully not the 3 weeks the doctor said it could take to get it back). Day 1 = panic! Having never lost my voice before and otherwise feeling fine I got into an irrational state of ‘what if I never get it back?!’ I was forced to give up teaching 11 classes that week, had to delegate a work presentation and couldn’t verbally contribute...

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Getting outside of that comfort zone: My first skydive & 10k race

 “The only source of knowledge is experience” – Albert Einstein. I kicked off 30 in a big way. It started with Las Vegas. No not the most original plan, but a new experience nonetheless. Verdict: it’s not like the movies. The trip was a fun one because of friends, but in all honesty it was pretty tame compared to previous European adventures. The city is definitely more seedy than glamorous, feminism doesn’t exist at all and we caught the end of...

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You snooze. You don’t lose.

Sleep

There’s something about London and probably all big cities that make for extreme busy-ness and nightmare schedules. FOMO is real. FOLO is real. Google them if you don’t know what I’m talking about (I had to do this with BAE recently. Seriously?). There just aren’t enough hours in a day. And so what happens? We don’t sleep. And then we want to sleep IN. Before we have to go to work. This isn’t exactly a groundbreaking new topic but one...

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