• How to prevent fear and shame from destroying your performance

    I discussed both fear and shame in earlier posts, but I want to explore the relationship between the two and why understanding is key to your performance as a leader and the ability to fulfil your purpose. As a reminder. Fear Fear describes our emotional response to danger. Clearly, an element of fear permits a […]


  • So what is your purpose?

    So what is your purpose?

    As individuals and organisation leaders, we often start with Vision and Mission Statements. While these may evolve and grow, our core values are embedded, almost part of our DNA. If we don’t understand the importance of understanding ourselves and recognising the elements of purpose, we are likely to miss the mark.  It’s exactly why businesses […]


  • Today I feel very sad for humanity. I also feel hope!

    Peace in Ukraine

    Over the past few weeks, I’ve been discussing purpose, and was going to end the series with a summary and some last thoughts. This is not the post I thought I’d be writing. A week ago, Europe was relatively peaceful. Today a war rages in Ukraine. Men & Women have made heart breaking decisions with […]


  • Can you describe your contribution when asked?

    In this series on Purpose, I’ve discussed: – Understanding through painful experience Accessing the gifts you already posses Finding meaning through contribution and growth Thriving through connection I touched on contribution, but contribution should be present throughout all the elements of purpose. If we remember we only have to use our gifts to the best […]


  • Why now is the perfect time to get connected

    time to get connected

    Are you someone who has a network of supportive allies or advisers who you exchange ideas with and who helps you grow your business? Perhaps you work as a Solopreneur and make many of your decisions on your own. Depending on your personality type, you’ll have a different perspective on the engagement with others in […]