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Always turn up as yourself

What to wear? What to wear? It’s the dilemma that so many women face day in day out. With a wardrobe full of clothes yet nothing to wear what is this all about? FEAR…yes it’s that old chestnut again. For many women what they wear is an expression of their identity, but it is also …

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Going the Distance

A few months ago I set myself the Big Fat Stupid Goal of becoming an International Speaker. I knew however that it’s a bit like chicken and egg, you have to start speaking internationally to start marketing yourself as the type of speaker who speaks overseas. You have to start somewhere. I had no idea …

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The Power of Saying YES

For a long long time I was a bit of a NO person. When friends suggested things to do, or opportunities arose through work, my initial reaction was quite often all the reasons why I couldn’t or shouldn’t do something. My default was often to think about the worst case scenario or to convince myself …

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Fear and why I love it

On Saturday I gave a 45 minutes keynote at an event. Now I am a proffesional motivational speaker so this shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. But this gig was kind of different. I was delivering a 45 minute keynote at the London Region of the Proffesional Speaking Association, an organisation I have been …

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