Posts tagged life
Do You Know What You Really Want?

I am writing this blog from beautiful, and very warm, Andalucía, where I am living and working for the next few weeks.
When I hit the big 50 last summer, I decided that I had to stop living my life entirely for my kids - who were off living their own lives anyway, and had expected that I would be doing the same - and start living my life for me.

First thing on the list was to travel more. I had a list of places that I wanted to visit (and all of them were sunny - the grey, rainy, cloudy, British weather is definitely NOT motivational for me!) so I picked Barcelona, booked a flight, and headed there for a week.

Just me.

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It's Not The What's And The Where's; It's The How's And The Why's

I've often wondered whether the reason I can never pin down an exact description of who I am - you know the thing: 'what do you like to do best', 'what's your biggest strength', 'if you had to be an orange or have sausages for fingers, which would you be' (thanks to my sons for this gem...) - is because I'm an entrepreneur.

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Breaking Free From Imposter Syndrome: Yes, You Really Can Handle This!

I’ve heard this phrase used a lot over the last twelve months – imposter syndrome – and, probably unsurprisingly, it’s only women who’ve ever said it to me.

What is it about women that makes them feel like a fraud, concerned that they’ll be exposed at any moment? And how can we overcome the feelings of self-doubt that it feeds on?

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