The Power of Brand Culture: In (Gender-Equality) discussions

Two days ago I read a shared LinkedIn post from a young lady insisting that a job advertised encouraging “Female Applicants” was “Gender Bias” and not creating Job Equality. It went on to note – ” if we want to preach Equality as women, posts highlighting ‘Female Applicants Encouraged to Apply’ is counterproductive to acquiring…

Perseverance: (The Lemon Tree of Entrepreneurship)

It was about 18 months ago I got all excited about an advertisement in my towns local paper about the sale of lemon trees. On the mid-page, potted lemon trees bore bright, plump and beautiful yellow fruit that made me think of a hot summer’s day squeezing the juice to my personally handpicked lemonade recipe….

(Our Responsibility to the Oceans)

It is absolutely frightening the degree of pollution in our oceans and it’s not going anywhere if more people don’t get involved, get educated on the subject and realize just how much the health of our oceans will impact the future of not just a select few, …but of us all.

Feeling Stuck? (Ask yourself this question)

What can you do to make someone’s day better. Instead of focusing on yourself and your problems, look towards your nearest and dearest. Little things you do for the people that matter in your life can really add up and make a big difference. Try it – listen to what they say and act on…

In following your dreams: (Doubt is a killer)

I recently read a post by one of my favourite business writers on “doubt.” Coincidentally, it was something that I kept thinking of a few days before and particularly how dangerous this creeper of thoughts can be to the success of any project let alone even getting it off the ground. Self-doubt, in my opinion,…

Volunteering: (It’s the time we give to recognise new frontiers)

As the week nears vibrantly into the weekend I find it noteworthy to mention one person in particular that has quite unknowingly I suspect filled me with great inspiration over the last month. An inspiration that has teetered at my very core, forcing me to believe in the parts of myself I once wasn’t sure…