Excuses

  • leadership qualities

    What does it mean to be a great leader?

    In the Rethinking my Career series, we’ve looked at how to maintain balance & flexibility at work and how to progress your career. This week we are focusing on what it means to be a great leader. And more specifically how the pandemic has shifted our perception and appreciation of different leadership qualities and styles. […]

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  • ways to upskill

    How to upskill & what to consider

    A question I am often asked is, should I be upskilling? And this question has never been more prevalent than now, as so many people are rethinking their careers. Now I am a passionate learner, I am always tempted to say yes. But the truth is, the decision to upskill is one that warrants thoughtful […]

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  • tips for planning maternity leave

    Preparing for maternity leave

    On my last day in the office before preparing to go on maternity leave with my first child, I worked until after 8pm. In the weeks that followed I regularly logged on my laptop to ‘wrap things up’. Now as a point to clarity, this was entirely my choice. At the time I felt that […]

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  • joyful aligned living

    Joyful Aligned Living: A sneak peek

    July has been a busy month for me. I’ve used this time to reflect on the last year in my business and consider what’s worked best for my clients and the direction I want to take Beautiful Disruptions in. And the result is a more refined, structured coaching offering, supporting women to live a more […]

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  • have i missed the boat

    Wondering ‘have I missed the boat?’

    At some point in our lives, we all ponder the question of ‘have I missed the boat?’ It might be in the context of considering a new career, having children or finding the love of your life. You may be feeling a little deflated or overwhelmed but I want to offer this advice – it […]

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  • course correct

    Get back on track: How to course correct

    We’ve all been there. The year starts with a goal or resolution but a few months in and you’re off track. The goal has fallen by the wayside. But that doesn’t mean it’ll never happen or that it’s time to give up. Instead, it’s time to recommit and course correct so that you can get […]

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  • life you love

    Want a life you love? Here’s how you create it

    At the start of 2017, I took a secondment to Broome, Western Australia. I left my role, family and home for 6 weeks and the experience was life-changing. I made new friends and experienced a completely different way of living and working. Being unconstrained by my familiar existence, I was able to articulate a bold […]

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  • How to stop making excuses

    The 4 Excuses You Won’t Hear Me Make (Anymore)

    So today I’m going to say it to plain. I am calling BS on myself. It’s time for me to stop making excuses. I’ve been saying I want to get healthier for years but it hasn’t happened. And the simple truth is – I didn’t want it badly enough. Until now that is when I […]

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