Escape. Just do it.

We all need to escape sometimes…no…not sometimes…we all need to escape on a regular basis. Escape means to break free from confinement or control – these are the Great Escapes – the big ones where you make a conscious decision to move away from something negative in your life. Escape also means temporary distraction from reality or routine. The smaller escapes. The …

Trust. What exactly does ‘trust the process’ mean?

Usually when I speak about trust, I speak in business terms. I talk about the value of building trust with your stakeholders and customers before asking for anything from them. Today though I want to focus on trusting yourself and your work. Editing my book has been a rollercoaster of a process. Some days I’m really happy with my progress and …

You’re Fabulous. Own-it.

I have a wonderful, quirky client, who after a tough year on a personal and work front  is really owning her uniqueness – she has embraced what makes her different and made it central to a new business and brand. A well-known public speaker and marketing guru I admire wrote a book recently owning his personal struggles with mental illness …

Watch. Taking time out to learn and relax.

In this busy world we often forget to just stop for a moment. Stop and watch the world go around us. My son watches everything. He doesn’t miss a thing. Children are good at watching. There are also people like my father. He can stop and look at something like a landscape or river for hours on end, in complete silence. He …

The Out of the Jar Project. Start.

It all started with Oprah. I suppose though, that statement requires a little explanation. When I’m not writing fiction, I run a small business news and resource site and communication consultancy. Running a business is one of the hardest things I’ve ever done, but it got a heck of a lot simpler when I started to create alignment in my life …