Build a life, not a career


This piece was inspired by a recent profile I read of English actor, Tilda Swinton. She has built a life in acting, not a career as she puts it. Bravely, she doesn’t allow the parameters of profit and other people’s opinions to taint or inform what she does. She is truly…

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Do something everyday that scares you

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Doing something everyday that scares you is something I’ve always tried to live by. While each ‘boundary’ is different and personal to the individual, no matter how big or small it might be, it’s your comfort zone that you’re pushing yourself from. But is it realistic to do something that…

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Six Tips for Business Owners

The following article was another one based on running ultra marathons. However, the more I read it, the more I thought there were lessons that could apply to running a business, so I’ve adapted it to bring out those tips. As someone who runs ultra marathons, but also a start-up, I try…

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Experience is everything


I’m in the throes of moving house and as usual when you’re renting, there are a multitude of household services that require changing to a new address. Within a few hours’ I’d received two very different experiences that left me reflecting on the type of businesses they were, but importantly…

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