Where are all the women?

Posted on March 30, 2019 by Heather

Sitting in a senior leaders’ conference recently, I looked around me and realized that I was surrounded by men. I counted the women. There were 9 of them. And 37 men. Someone asked me later – where are the women? How come this is such ... Read More

How to manage time – your way

Posted on September 5, 2018 by Heather

Last week I ran a really fun session at The Ministry of New (voted the 2nd most beautiful co working space in the world, by Forbes magazine) on Time Management. For the benefit of those who weren’t able to attend, but who want to be ... Read More

Are we lonelier than ever before?

Posted on June 19, 2018 by Heather

Life in the 21st century is speeding up. Rapid developments in technology are pushing the pace of our lives, to often unbearable levels. As days, weeks and months fly by, we become more and more obsessed by trying to cling on and "prove" to the ... Read More

How to get your hiring right!

Posted on June 8, 2018 by Heather

As someone who has been actively hiring for 15 years (and part of hiring teams for over 20), I’ve interviewed a lot of people. I’ve recruited over 2000 folks for companies I’ve worked for in the media and entertainment space, and probably interviewed three times ... Read More

We train our children. Why not our young leaders?

Posted on May 21, 2018 by Heather

As parents, we are obsessed with “training” our children, and with their development and growth. We obsess about every element of their transition from bawling infant to toddler, from pre to primary schooler, through to high school and college. Every step of our kids’ development ... Read More

What to do when you’re feeling cranky

Posted on January 30, 2018 by Heather

Cranky, grumpy, “discombobulated” (a brilliantly British way to say “out of sorts”). We all have those days when we wake up on the metaphorical wrong side of the bed, and things just seem to go downhill from there. You realize you’ve forgotten to stock up ... Read More

Why it’s really tough to be a doer

Posted on January 24, 2018 by Heather

I have friends who tell me that they love to do nothing. That they enjoy lying in bed all day staring at the ceiling thinking about which Netflix series to watch next. Others post details of their luxurious days spent browsing their book collections or ... Read More

8 things I’d love to tell my 23 year old self

Posted on January 18, 2018 by Heather

Over half my life ago, I was preparing to start my first ever “proper” job. Granted, I’d been working for 10 years already, since picking up my first job washing dishes in a hotel when I was 13, but this was The Big One. A ... Read More

How to make your big, hairy, audacious New Year’s resolutions actually happen

Posted on December 11, 2017 by Heather

If you, like me, are one of those folks who sets New Year’s resolutions EVERY year and then runs out of steam and abandons them mid way through January...then this blog post is for you. Why do we start the year with such enthusiasm when ... Read More

How to get “unstuck” in a few simple steps

Posted on August 30, 2017 by Heather

"My clients often come to me feeling “stuck” – either by a particular situation or circumstance, or just generally. They feel overwhelmed by life, to the point where they are just not able to move ahead. This “paralysis” is common. It could be the result ... Read More

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