On Being Actively Anti-Racist

The below post comes from CR&Co &, just as my new business has committed to being actively anti-racist from now until eternity, so too do I.Will you join me/us/everyone who believes the world isn't truly free until everyone is truly free from racism, oppression, abuse, & the weight of colonialism. "2020: A Year of Absolutes" …

Keep Calm & Plan Your Crisis Comms

Like all of us, I’ve spent a lot of time over the past few weeks glued to news outlets, Twitter, Instagram, podcasts, & other channels to keep myself & my family informed about covid-19.  And, if I'm honest, I'm feeling pretty much at saturation point from an emotional & intellectual standpoint when it comes to …

The Art of Being You: Building A Better Personal Brand (without the BS)

This isn’t a new idea, in fact it’s an old one. It’s only the platforms on which we’re meant to sparkle that are different. Le sigh. Hands up if you’re already bored of all of the beaty-chesty congratulatory swill that people post in an attempt to feel any bit of anything at all. We chase this kind of interaction because we’ve forgotten how to say “Thank you,” and “Well done,” and any other nice thing to each other in real life – so we look for kindness online.

Mastering the Art of Wholeness One Day at a Time

We must empower each other in our weakness & walk confidently in our unknowing. Weaponising the unknown or poo-pooing curiosity is like shutting off a tap when you're already thirsty. In a world that awards a highly curated, overly-perfect ideal of “self” at work, it’s necessary for us to feel comfortable in our own skin. To do this we must allow for imperfection.

My Favourite C-Words

If there's anything I love in work & life it's a good deep-dive into C-words. LOL. WTF? Hold the phone... Yeah, welcome to my mind. Always a bit left-field, but that’s cool. Left-field was always my favourite position on the old baseball diamond anyhow. Seeing that I was born a literal C-word and seeing that C-Word was …

Hello Bath Bombs, Goodbye Social Media – Why I Respect LUSH’s Decision to Leave Social Media

Last week UK company LUSH (yes, the bath bomb brand that I cannot walk past without having either my daughter or my wife - or both - beg to go in!) told the world that they would soon be “switching up social.” And switching things up, they have done!  In a statement across channels - …