From the chair at the end of the table…

Personal branding or the authentic you…

“You are the president of your personal brand. Make sure that you are also the president of the PR firm running it!” – Michelle Sandlin   When I was young and cute, my mother told me that she could definitely see me become a nursery nurse. OK. When I was still young (still cute) and…

Be the boss of your mind

“Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power.” – James Allen   Have you ever been hijacked? If your answer is no, well… you’re a lucky duck! As far as I am concerned, the answer is not only yes, it is very often. Let’s rewind a bit and explore what I mean by…

Life resolutions or mere dreams…?

Holidays are over! I took a break from writing, longer than anticipated… The past few weeks have been quite overwhelming, for the most part. You know the expression “when it rains, it pours”? Well I was soaked to the bone. I recently returned from a big trip with my three young children aged 6 and…

Work-Life balance interrupted by reality

  Meet the family. “Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” – Dolly Parton How is Work-Life balance working for you? It seems to be a common issue whether we have children or not. There are different words used out there like integration – well 6 or half…

Good day to be a cow

Good moorning cow… What are you up to today?   I was wondering the other day what a day in the life of a cow looked like. I don’t know why… that question just hit me recently. I drive by dairy cows every day and they seem to have a pleasant lifestyle. They don’t seem…

Why I am not on Facebook yet…

“LinkedIn is for the people you know. Facebook is for the people you used to know. Twitter is for the people you want to know.” – Anonymous   How big of a community am I not part of? I needed stats for this post so I went straight to the source and checked the company…