How to reach the top

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

As Abdul Kalam once said, “Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career” and sometimes it can be very difficult to know just how to reach the top! I think this applies to a lot in life but the solution, whether […]

Coping with Change

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Coping with Change – the No. 1 challenge to expat life! (If you dropped by today to read about some of the options open to you if you really  feel that you need to get out of the job you are in or are just looking for other ways to make a living, then please […]

Overcoming Fear

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

I am just back from spending a fantastic week in Chamonix and had to share this story with you which inspired me to write the next issue of my Inspirational Toolkit. For those of you who don’t know me, I have a fear of heights!  This fear is pretty intense and I will usually avoid being […]

Why some businesses succeed while others struggle (Part 1)

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

The German philosopher, Goethe, had the answer to this when he said, “The important thing in life is to have a great aim and possess the aptitude and the perseverance to attain it.” The first time I meet a new client it is always an introductory to make sure that we are a good ‘fit’ […]

Why does fear have such a big hold over us?

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

When I read Jane’s blog http://knowboundaries.wordpress.com/2010/11/04/the-fear-factor/I realized that so many of us struggle to confront  our various fears. The other week I took a few days off and headed to Belgium for a long weekend.  Living in Holland, this was easy we just packed up the car and my husband drove us there.  We had […]