I have worked with people that have the word “Creative” in their job title for most of my career. They’ve taught me a lot. I
Is Confidence What You Need For A Better Future?
I love a good historical drama, I’m a sucker for anything that gives us a peek into the way life used to be. It seems
Your Sphere Of Influence
When I was working in advertising I took one of my clients, a marketing manager at M&M/Mars, out to lunch. You’d think selling chocolate would
A Merrier Than Usual Christmas
I want to wish you a holiday full of fun, laughter and a very special Christmas. I hope you enjoy it just a little more this year,
Love, Resilience, Perfection
Antoine Leiris, wrote an open letter to the terrorist who gunned down his wife Hélène Muyal-Leirisin Paris, during the concert last Friday. FULL TRANSCRIPT OF
A Question Of Authority
It’s amazing what we don’t discuss. Most of us want the authority to make decisions, hire who we want or make choices that impact our
Is Everyday Fight Or Flight?
I just finished a CBT course (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and some things really stood out for me. One of the biggest is what a blunt
Gliding Is Seriously Underrated
Let’s face it, most of us work hard at really churning the water. On a good day we can tell we’re making progress, on a
Take That Two Week Vacation
This is a guest blog written by Dr Sue Guthrie, Head of Scientific Services at Ogilvy 4D – The health behavior change specialists The morning
Your Email Alert Is The Devil
Are you stressed, on overload, working late and thinking this is not what you bargained for? Your email is killing you – or at least
Inspire Your Team – Lead With A Deadline
Have you ever tried to lead a project and allow people the autonomy to do their part, only to be told you weren’t assertive enough?
Silencing Your Inner Critic
Are you your own worst critic? Do you attend a meeting, finish a project or speak up in a group and then hear that voice
The Job Change Fantasy
Imagine you are sitting at your desk, your boss just complimented you on your last project, you’re sipping coffee and you feel good. The phone
Managing Difficult Conversations
You know that sinking feeling, your stomach is in a knot, you have to have a conversation and it’s going to be difficult. Avoiding it
Go For It – An Inspiring New Year
I was watching a Ted Talk by Diana Nyad, a friend sent it to me and I thought you might like it. She is an
Emotional Intelligence – How Smart Are You?
Emotional Intelligence is being touted as the X factor in those who rise to the top and are able to stay there. How good is
Is Your Team One Big Drama Triangle?
Is there a lot of drama in your office? Say someone on your team is really annoyed. They have been wronged. They were asked by
I’m Creative – What Does That Mean To You?
When we’re little, we are all creative. Every kid in preschool wants their drawing stuck to the fridge. No one’s concerned about the colours being
Can I Have Your Undivided Attention?
I bet you thought “no” when I asked for your undivided attention or maybe “yes but only for a minute.” We rarely give anyone or
Want To Learn Something New?
Have you ever had a job where you were really busy but bored? At one point, when I worked for the biggest ad agency in