How big is your handbag?

How big is your handbag?

This is not a post about fashion because I am not the type to change handbags every season, but bear with me. A couple of years ago I bought a new handbag. It’s sort of squashy, and made in dark brown leather; It’s got one big button on it so you can fasten it shut...
Verbalising my values

Verbalising my values

I was talking to the lovely Sara Bobkoff recently about value and pricing and finding your authentic voice among other things. I always appreciate the skill of a good coach; and the true value of a great coach is one who keeps you thinking well after the conversation...
Were you a pony lover?

Were you a pony lover?

Were you crazy about horses when you were little? Did you spend all day at the stables with no thought for time until you got hungry and raced off home for tea? I did, totally absorbed in being around ponies, I did not often get to ride them, and I certainly did not...
Beating Job Burnout

Beating Job Burnout

I was clearing out a bookcase this weekend and came across a book I bought more than 20 years ago: “Beating Job Burnout” by Dr Donald Scott. I bought it at a time when I had a very pressured fulltime job in a competitive corporate environment. I really was at the...