Category Archives: Empowerment

Finding Our Voice

“I intentionally get myself in situations beyond my ability and then rise to them” This is an affirmation I picked up from a book I’m reading and working through – Barbara Stanny’s Overcoming Underearning. It feels fitting for today, as … Continue reading

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Being real

I’ve brought the wrong speech, I thought, as I stared at the four pages of A4 in front of me and looked up at the audience. I’ve definitely brought the wrong speech. What now? I’d written nearly 3,000 words on … Continue reading

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Becoming whole

This blog post, like me, is a work in progress. But I’m going to post it anyway. In fact, I’m going to write it in half an hour and post it immediately, so I have time for lunch, to get … Continue reading

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A natural high

Imagine a world where everybody lived, worked and related to each other as their authentic selves. A world where there was no pretending, no masks, no false personas. A world where the only part anyone played was their own – … Continue reading

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Today is International Women’s Day. Why? Well, you can read all about its origins here but in a nutshell, it began to be observed in the early 1900s as women demanded shorter hours, better pay, voting rights and equality with … Continue reading

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Perseverance pays off

I haven’t posted here for a few days. It’s easy when I don’t post to think this site doesn’t really matter to me, to think that nobody would really notice or care if it just fizzled out. But I would … Continue reading

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Passion alone is not enough

“Passion alone is not enough, really, because you have to combine passion with discipline and usually those two words don’t really go together.” These are the words of Daniela Barone Soares, the chief executive of The Impetus Trust, a venture … Continue reading

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