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The Call to Courage
The Call to Courage

In her Netflix special ‘The Call to Courage’, Brene Brown talks about how things used to be for her when ‘The fear of shame, the fear of criticism was so great… that I engineered smallness in my life’. Brown’s story hit home for me. I remember as a student, knowing...

Lead From Your Own Sacred Ground
Lead From Your Own Sacred Ground

'Standing on your own sacred ground' is a phrase I heard Brene Brown use to describe the challenge of showing up as the leader you want to be, especially when in the grip of vulnerability and uncertainty. Her words were: 'Don't puff up, don't shrink down, just stand...

How Will You Show Up This Year?
How Will You Show Up This Year?

How has your year begun? Have you set yourself a challenge, a resolution or some goals? Are you clear on how you will show up? I know, I know, it's February! Surely the time for setting goals has come and gone? Rubbish! Who says? Who says you 'should' set goals on...

Time: You Can’t Make More Of It.
Time: You Can’t Make More Of It.

When I left my previous career, I expected to suddenly have all the time I needed. All the time for me that I’d been craving. I planned to take long walks and spend hours just reading. I had a vision in mind of me with a blissful expression on my face, meandering...

To Be Your Best Self: Go Deep
To Be Your Best Self: Go Deep

To really let your full potential shine, to feel proud of the effort you make and the way you show up, you need time to go deep It was hot where I grew up. Summers were days on end of shimmering heat and there was no better antidote to that heat than getting wet....

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