Living and Giving Without Expectations

The idea of giving without expectations has come up a couple of times for me in recent weeks. I was in conversation with my husband -- he'd brought me a cup of coffee and I thanked him. Although I was grateful, I was slightly distracted and I could see my...

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How to Find More ‘Focus’

One of the recurring themes I hear from friends and clients is that they want to be more 'focused'. They think that 'focus' is the key to sailing through their projects for the year, and feeling more accomplished at the end of it. But 'focus' is a slippery...

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Tuning in to Your Soul

As a (former) economist, I set a lot of store by analysis. Evidence-informed decisions seem to be to be a 'good thing'. If we have limited resources and we want to achieve something specific, then why would we not want to maximise the effectiveness of what...

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For the Love of the Work

I was in the car with my youngest son recently. He was laughing about how he'd been unable to get the 'Wallace and Gromit' theme tune out of his head the night before and how it had kept him awake. The conversation drifted to the making of those wonderful...

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