A wake up call for leaders


Mindset – Your Major Business Challenge?

December 11th, 2017

Last week, I went through one of the most major mindset challenges I have faced for many years. Unknown to me I had a big mother rat camping at the head of my bed for a couple of days while Sienna my dog and I slept soundly. My cat Marais a few nights prior had […]

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My Harvard certificate, the Painter I’m stumped!

December 7th, 2017

I found out earlier this week that my learning on “Disruption and Innovation” was up to Harvard standards and a certificate by “snail mail”  would reach my shores by January! Thrilling news for the repetition of videos I needed to watch, and questions I  incorrectly answered  A fabulous journey and such an honour  to be […]

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You get what You Pitch for

December 4th, 2017

  Have you wondered recently if your work, career, job, business needs a more exciting slant? A new Pitch in basic terms. Have you become rather tired of reciting the same old same old words that you utter at a networking meeting over a glass of rather ordinary wine accompanied by a tired canapé of […]

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Would you have the Guts to make this your Business?

December 4th, 2017

        Do you have a  yearning inside of yourself to follow a deep inner passion that sits within. Instead of whatever you are doing now. What would it take for you to trust, let go and enter this world. One that is  the real you? Not the routine path today? There is something […]

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All that Jazz – Harvard style

November 20th, 2017

Imagine for a moment you are a Jazz player improvising in some dark moody New York basement Jazz club.  Enter their world. You are able to turn the music on the paper into an ecstatic jazzed up version that silences the audience. You know you have a winner on your hands. Music that rings true […]

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Harvard Business School and Burlesque!

November 16th, 2017

    A few months ago, around the time I was accepted for the Harvard Business School MBA subject “Disruption and Innovation”, I started my first Burlesque class.  You may wonder what have these two topics got in common with each other. Heaps. They are both methods and ways to get immersed in new thinking, […]

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Super Power You for Fun

November 14th, 2017

Do you let yourself have Fun? What has this got to do with the Super Power you are? I am just about to send in my final paper for the Harvard Disruption and Innovation program on, how I can apply the theories to Creating Encores and what corrections do I need to make? It is […]

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What’s your value?

November 9th, 2017

Photo credit: Matthew Murphy Do you know what your value is both personally and professionally? As I am heading towards the finish line of the Harvard disruption and innovation program, I am aware that many of the case studies make one point very clear. For products and businesses to succeed there has to be an enormous […]

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What type of career path are you on?

November 8th, 2017

Where is your career path,  job or business heading? Could you be similar to 400 Alumni from Harvard who were interviewed and asked this question. “Is your success now a result of the strategy you began with or have you had to change due to market conditions?” The answer – 93% said to be the […]

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This works every time – Why?

November 2nd, 2017

Why does “this work every time”? What is it? It’s Meditation for the busy person. As I move towards the final weeks of Harvard Disruption and Innovation modules, I have been feeling both exhilarated and brain tired. Topped up with as much information as I can absorb at present, I have revived the one thing that […]

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