Is there only one way?

We all have regular habits and ways of doing things. Whether it’s the way you brush your teeth, the route you take to work or how you plan a project. Today we’ve been discussing the benefits of more than one way? Think about it, you have something you want to achieve or get done, there’s…

From cacophony to calm

With two millennials, one teenager and an even bigger kid with a passion for all things hi-fi in the house you can probably imagine the cacophony of sounds that sometimes greets me. With music ever present, rather than attempt to fight it, I was led to thinking about how I could use it to get…

Three reasons to have a scrappy conversation

A scrappy conversation is a bit bitty, a sketchy take on a subject that doesn’t yet make sense. The permission to be scrappy means I can just blurt what’s on my mind however disorganised my thinking – definitely not perfect – it’s messy with no pressure to find a tidy solution and that’s what works!…

Mental ill-health in the workplace – an increasing reality

I recently watched this insightful workplace perspective from CNN on mental ill-health and wanted to share. The perspective is sadly an increasing reality. Why bother investing 25 minutes of your valuable time? Well, 1 in 4 of us will be affected by mental ill-health; that’s 25 out of 100 of your employees, 100 out of…

Real life

This picture made me smile, I’m a visual person and I now have a paintbrush in my mind to paint over those negative thoughts when they arise. After all I’m a work in progress, we’re all work in progress as we never remain the same. We evolve, we grow, shrink, stay still, move. We’re bold,…