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  • If you build it, she WILL come. Inspiration for showing up with your message

    Any ‘Field of Dreams’ fans out there? I loved that film growing up. It’s so similar to business. It starts with a vision. A whisper. Something that might make NO sense in the practical world, to your circumstances, to your bank account, to your lifestyle. But that’s where the journey begins. When you start building […]

  • How to stop those negative voices from running your life

    I see all the time when friends and clients have a new idea, something that totally excites them – and for a moment they are stuck in the glory of possibility – and then a voice comes up and quickly and shuts it down. In the form of: It’s too risky… I wouldn’t know how… […]

  • What I have learned about surrender and achievement in motherhood

    Wanna hear the complexity of being a coach and a Christian? I believe you can create a life and career on your terms – you can own your life, your time, your joy – but God is at the center of all of it. If you try and control too much of it, you’ll lose […]

  • 5 things I had to learn QUICKLY when I started my business

    Starting a biz isn’t for the faint of heart and the learning curves come quickly. There’s a few things I had to get 100% clear on before I started seeing any real traction in my biz: 1. My WHY: I thought I had a why – which was freedom, more money, quit my 9-5, follow […]

  • The Damage of Showing Up Late – Even a Little…

    I met a producer the other day who was really frustrated. He doesn’t perform well at meetings, he continually gets turned down for jobs, and his career is suffering. I met with him because I know he’s talented, has great energy, and good people skills. I was baffled at what his problem might be until […]

  • ‘Free Britney’ and the power of the media

    What the Free Britney movement can teach business owners about the power of the media… In case you have been living under a rock, pop singer Britney Spears has been the focus of some media coverage last year. For more than a decade, Britney Spears, one of the best know pop stars of the 2000s, […]

  • 3 mindset shifts that have helped me majorly in business

    Starting your own business is not for the faint of heart. I love doing what I do, working with incredible clients and getting paid to do what I love, but I have also had some hard lessons too – it’s not always rainbows and sunshine. Just getting real with you – sometimes it would be […]

  • Want to change an area of your life? Get around new people.

    Who is speaking into your life? So many times we get life advice from people who frankly have no business doing so. Here’s a tip, if you wouldn’t want to walk a mile in their shoes, don’t take advice from them. I have sought and continue to seek mentoring from people who mastered – or […]

  • Climbing the Career Ladder? Then Get Back to the Office

    If your goal is to move up in your career, the best way is to be back in the office – not working from home. Early on during the pandemic, Apple CEO Tim Cook complained that what he missed the most when people worked from home is “serendipity” – the creative ideas that sparked when […]

  • How to get a book published: A timeline from making your dream a reality

    Real things take time. A timeline from making One dream a reality: June 2013: Epiphany that I wanted to write a book. And it would be something about: kindness, career, success and brownies. Start writing. June 2014: Move to London from Sydney. No job. Book still randomly being written. Land dream job at BBC. Realise […]

  • Character – the gift that precedes great leadership

    Character preceded the gift of leadership. The nature of God is the epitome of character. He manifests all of the positive qualities associated with virtue, all of the time. He is therefore our ultimate model of character. And because He is perfect in character, we can count on Him to always be consistent, predictable, trustworthy, […]

  • Why Creativity Doesn’t Happen by Committee

    I’ve written before that “brainstorming” simply doesn’t work. If you want to get together with friends and kick around a few ideas, ask for their advice, or discuss possibilities, great. But don’t think for a minute that a group will come up with the innovative, breakthrough idea.   I love bring around creative people. I […]