You don’t have to do it alone

You don’t have to do it alone

Maria was well dressed when she arrived for her appointment.  I knew very little about her, other than she worked in a management role and had just come from her office to mine. She appeared a little cautious and hesitant as we chatted about the easy stuff, like life...
Things we wish our children knew

Things we wish our children knew

I was filling out the census form recently (I’m based in Ireland) and right at the end of the form, on the very last page, I spotted a new section entitled Time Capsule. It was such a simple, yet brilliant idea! An invitation to jot down a few words for future...
Getting old sucks! Or does it?

Getting old sucks! Or does it?

When I was 18, I thought everyone over 23 was old. It turns out that ‘old’ is always an age a few years out in front of me! These days, I like getting older (I’m 56 at the moment). Sure, it comes with challenges (do you know how long it takes to lose...
“Why am I second-guessing myself lately?”

“Why am I second-guessing myself lately?”

Majella (not her real name) was in trouble. For the first time ever, her confidence in her own competence seemed to be in doubt and it was unnerving! Her role in senior management was full throttle and she’d always liked it that way, but lately, she was doing...
Get your MOJO* back on track

Get your MOJO* back on track

Ever wondered where that girl inside you has gone? Remember her – she had energy and motivation and time to spare! She was curious and feisty and always up for learning and adventure. It might be a while since she’s been around but I promise she’s...