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When is it giving up? And when is it finding your true north?

So here’s the question… When is it giving up after only one try? When is it finding the truer path? When is it growing and evolving and when is it running away? When is it a revelation and when is … Continue reading

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Every step counts, even if it’s backwards

Danielle LaPorte has a manifesto that I love. Check out the video or print it out here or the typography poster here. I have it on the wall in front of me at That Day Job and look at it … Continue reading

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Ever feel like the Universe is laughing at you?

Ever feel like the Universe is laughing at you?  Because I’ve got the feeling it’s looking down at me like the Cheshire cat, grinning from ear to ear.  Chuckling quietly.  Cheeky B******. I’ve been home sick from That Day Job … Continue reading

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What does it feel like to be so close you can touch it?

You’ve heard of living ‘as if” right?  As if your dream life is already your real life. Well a couple of weeks ago, I accidentally got to do this when I did a weekend workshop with the fabulous Jane Davenport. … Continue reading

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What is it with all this ’empowering women’ rubbish?

 How many times have you heard someone say part of their business is to “Empower Women”? (There’s a great video by Marie Forleo about using those words – HERE) Why do so many people use this?  And why do they … Continue reading

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How I stopped hiding and what happened when I opened up

I’ve started a few posts here over the last two years with the words I’ve been hiding from you.  The hardest thing about this whole creative business adventure is not the tech stuff. It’s stepping into the adventure.  Stepping out. … Continue reading

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What does business coaching have to do with a light sabre?

My gorgeous – online – half way round the world – friend, Erin from Remade By Hand and I are on the same page.  We’re at the same point in our websites and starting our businesses.  She’s a great person … Continue reading

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Finding courage when you have a sucky day job

I was getting ready for another day at That Day Job.  I was looking in the mirror, putting on my makeup with an invisible timer in my head telling me to hurry up or I would be late.  Then came … Continue reading

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What do you want to be when you grow up? (And a Goonies reference)

We used to have a high school girl come into the office at my day job to help out.  She would come in a couple of afternoons a week to do filing and photocopying and all the un-fun stuff.  She … Continue reading

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Don’t let the dream theives in…

Last week, Terri left a heartfelt comment on my blog.  She called herself a “Dream Chaser”.  Isn’t that the most gorgeous description for what we are trying to do? But one of the things she said made me really angry. … Continue reading

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