How to cultivate a fail-friendly approach

I have a confession to make. I wasn’t the best student at school. In my 6th grade class all the other kids were student of the month before me, and a friend of mine actually got his second student of the month award the month after I got my certificate....

5 awesomely authentic and successful entrepreneurs

Does it feel like everywhere you look there’s someone being inauthentic or sleazy. Like those Facebook ads of someone washing his cars – which just happen to be Lamborghinis. And don’t get me started on Instagram pics with guys in suits standing next to lions,...

7 Facebook Live ideas plus 4 best practices for choosing your topic

  Facebook has an algorithm (a piece of computer code) that determines the order in which updates appear in a newsfeed. And right now, Facebook’s current algorithm LOVES Facebook Live. I’m assuming the algorithm loves Facebook Live because Facebook’s users love live...

4 steps for dealing with imposter syndrome

What do Maya Angelou and Kate Winslet have in common? They’ve both felt like frauds when it came to their career. “I have written eleven books, but each time I think, ‘Uh oh, they’re going to find out now. I’ve run a game on everybody, and they’re going to find me...

Two sides to the introverted public speaker

(Guest post by Steffi Black) As a life career and kindness coach I have the honour of speaking to companies on the importance of creating a more caring and committed culture. But it is not a natural inclination of mine to be the centre of attention. I am what is...