What is your next step?

            “Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you react to it” (Charles Swindoll). I read this quote a little while ago and really liked it, but it has resonated even more with me more recently. One of the things...

3 tips to make the most of time

Wow, can you believe that we are already into February! When I was younger, everyone always used to say to me that when I got older time would fly, and if I am honest I didn’t really understand what they meant. But now, I realise exactly what they meant! So how can...

Forget Being Perfect Be Yourself…

I just read this quote  “The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning to work on becoming yourself.” Anna Quindlen and it resonated with me on a couple of levels. This year, as part of my personal development I am...

My communication lesson…

I guess I have known for a long time the importance of communication in business. Today though, I had a telephone conversation that reminded me again of the importance of making sure that your communication is effective. Why? Last year, I had a meeting with David to...

Take responsibility…

At the end of last year my friends daughter Sophie headed off to Cardiff university to study Geology. She was so happy, but recently she made another very important decision that I both admire and respect her for. So what did she do? For weeks she had not been happy...