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Shortcast : Who Am I?

This week’s shortcast explores the question “Who am I?” and is a follow up to last week’s conversation around passion and work.  If you tune in regularly, you will be familiar with the conversation about bringing your passion to the work that you do. Last week I pondered the question about Read more…

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Is Passion Required? : Shortcast

Do you think passion is required to do a job well? Should we even be considering chasing passion in a career or should we save passion for our hobbies?

I share my personal experience of working for 20 years in a job I was not passionate about and what I learned from it and from others.

Having revealed what I discovered, I then offer some suggestions and exercises for you to explore your own passion and how it manifests in your work and hobbies.

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Grind & Punishment : Shortcast

Is grind and punishment your thing, or do you prefer something a little more gentle? Grind and punishment is not some strange S&M kink, but it could be as damaging. This week I am exploring the other side of getting stuff done. The gruelling push that can be addictive or Read more…

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No Excuses : Shortcast

Welcome to another Sunday reflection.  Today’s topic is about excuses or, to be more precise, the lack of. My guest on the next podcast is Steven Gerein. He’s just one of the many amazing young people I am having conversations with. These are people in their 20’s and 30’s who Read more…

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Perks or Purpose? : Shortcast

This week’s topic, ‘Perks or Purpose?’ is prompted by I post I came across on LinkedIn. It was about companies who are losing staff at an alarming rate. It’s a phenomenon that is being noticed by large organisations across the world. Companies that are employing some of the best in Read more…

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Approval : Shortcast

My conversation today is about the power of journaling and the importance of approval and validation. As you may already know, I have a morning routine that includes writing. For me, this takes the form of asking questions and seeing what comes back. Recently I have been thinking about the Read more…

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The Difference We Make : Shortcast

The difference we make in the world is often through the little things that are so simple they are easily overlooked or considered irrelevant. I’ve talked about this before, but it’s always worth repeating, especially because a little thing I did three years ago became highly relevant when I bought Read more…

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Vulnerability : Shortcast

How vulnerable are you willing to be? Vulnerability gives us the opportunity to connect, but it also puts us at risk of failure and shame. Those were some of the things discussed in last week’s shortcast ‘Failure and Forgiveness’ so it seems apt to follow on with a conversation about Read more…

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Choices : Shortcast

Life is absolutely full of choices so it is hardly surprising that we sometimes experience choice fatigue. I have this and I notice it in others. For example do you ever go into a restaurant and just can’t decide what to order? I find myself either choosing the same thing Read more…