https://youtu.be/6_smQNLyPIc First of all, thanks for your responses to my recent email regarding the storytelling event I co-hosted with my friend Bev Glick at the end of last month. If you couldn’t make it, don’t worry – we are planning another event on January 29th at...

https://youtu.be/5Nf0TldU-ow   “You weren’t successful this time…” You know you shouldn’t, but you curl up in bed and hope that you’ll feel better in an hour. Rejection feels hard. It hits you in the gut. As you lie there, you realise that you’re not just feeling wounded by this...

https://youtu.be/XLreNjEJPUc Hello fabulous creatives, This week I'm on a mission to encourage you to dare to show up with your creative work and be your most authentic self. We live in world that is becoming more and more glossy and perfect by the day.  Although I enjoy...

http://youtu.be/XDZ43m1v1co I’ve recently worked with a number of creative clients who have found themselves going through a quiet phase in their careers. They have hired me because they've felt too embarrassed to reach out and ask for work. ‘I hate it,’ they say. ‘I have always been...

  A few years ago, I used to teach flirting skills to Londoners.  It was a lot of fun and a great way to build people's confidence.  What I didn't realise was how profoundly useful those skills were in sustaining a freelance career. I learnt how flirting...

Does praise make you bigheaded?   “So have you put up your fees now you’ve got a fancy trainer of the year award?”  said my brother after a couple of pints.   I scoffed and said ‘Of course’, adding that I also now insist on a chauffer...

I am celebrating this week, because I won the award of trainer of the year. Woo hoo! 

Thank you so much if you voted for me and for the lovely comments and emails that you sent. This week, I decided to be brave and to...

http://youtu.be/fHTfVIpBKGI Have you ever met someone famous or senior in your industry, who could change the course of your career if only you could build a relationship with them? Yet - you find it impossible to be normal around them.  Perhaps you end up trying too hard,...

Do you ever get to the end of the day and wonder where the time went? I have had lots requests from clients recently asking me for ways to stay focused, instead of getting sidetracked. I thought I’d share my favourite three tips with you. 1.  ...