Why does life have to be so fast? Lessons from the river.

I had a retreat day today so I went down to the river to think and reflect. I’m pondering my next steps for my life. I sat on a bench drinking my coffee and eating some chocolate looking out at the river as rain dropped on my glasses. I felt my heart slow and myContinue reading “Why does life have to be so fast? Lessons from the river.”

My Framework for Growth – ‘Who I’m Becoming’.

I’ve been reading a book by Bill Hybels, called, ‘Simplify’. One chapter is about your schedule (or diary). There is a quote which I have really taken to heart: This means that we put in our diary not what is coming at us, but the appointments, meetings and events that will help us become whoContinue reading “My Framework for Growth – ‘Who I’m Becoming’.”

Parenting Diaries: the Quest for ‘Deep Work’…

I just don’t *do* busy. So, I am a mother of Isaac, a delightful seven-month old noisy mini-me with lots of energy, I have my own business, Joy Factory, doing marketing consultation, design and selling my art, I do mental health advocacy, I’m a business mentor, I volunteer at my church…people often ask me howContinue reading “Parenting Diaries: the Quest for ‘Deep Work’…”

What happens when you become a business mentor? Good things.

Why did I, and maybe could you, think about becoming a business mentor? What good things could happen? Well, let me tell you about my story so far with Mentoring Harrow. Last year I attended the launch of the Mentoring Harrow scheme, part of the London Business Partnership, which has been funded by the MayorContinue reading “What happens when you become a business mentor? Good things.”