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Joy to the World

Joy to the World

Many years ago, when I was travelling through the US, I met a woman called Joy. She was the hardest, sourest, least joyful person I had ever met. To be fair, she was in her sixties and waiting tables at the breakfast buffet at the Circus Circus Casino in Las Vegas....
Building Psychological Safety

Building Psychological Safety

My younger self knew everything. Absolutely everything. You ask her any question and she had an answer. She was lashings and lashings of FIG JAM*. Even when she didn’t know she was never going to admit it. She was the epitome of a fixed mindset, using all her energy...
Lessons from 2019

Lessons from 2019

2019 was the year of contrast. Some days felt like a long hard slog and others were full of joy and friendship. It was the year I decided to bring Jenny back, to find my feet, my voice and my community. Here are a few of the lessons learnt. None of them is new, in...
Silencing Your Inner Critic

Silencing Your Inner Critic

I was curious to hear the other day, and in fact, I heard it twice from two different people, was that one of the challenges that they had when leading their team was that they were the youngest in the group.  I found this fascinating because it was obviously a...
What mountain are you climbing?

What mountain are you climbing?

Anyone who knows me knows that I am not terribly athletic and I really baulk at anything that forces me to go UP in a steep ascent.However, it has become increasingly clear that my role as a coach is to help women climb their second mountain. And I know the way up...
Are you too busy to read this?

Are you too busy to read this?

The irony of this blog is that the women who need it the most will be too busy to read it. The world seems to be speeding up…So much to do.So little time.And women have it worse for a number of reasons. Firstly, we have more neurons firing at any time than men...