IWD2024

IWD2024

This International Women’s Day I’d like to share a confession with you. If you’re not familiar with my work history I have a long career in medical sales. Summer 2018 found me in Zurich, visiting my Swiss distributor to deliver product training. A beautiful sunny...
A Better parent?

A Better parent?

A couple of weeks back my son called to talk to me about “Imposter Syndrome.” He’d just started a new job and had the full-on feelings of ‘not good enough’ and his new boss realising he’d picked the wrong candidate at interview. Of course I reassured him, as mum’s do,...
Ever felt like a fraud?

Ever felt like a fraud?

Ever felt like a fraud? Like sooner or later you’ll be found out… I certainly have and spent time using various resources to get beyond that limited thinking. Sometimes it’s coupled with a feeling of not belonging, which I wrote about here. Lately I’ve noticed...
Leading from the heart

Leading from the heart

Yesterday our queen died. Queen Elizabeth II was catapulted into this role three years before I was born, so she has been in my whole life until now. I have mixed feelings about monarchy and the wealth and privilege it gifts to a few, especially when so many in our...
Finding the words

Finding the words

Back in 2016 when I first mapped out The Joy Connector philosophy I knew what I wanted to say about it and how I wanted to present it to the world. My ‘thing’ was about helping women to show up more, when their experience was more about staying invisible, not being...
Never air your dirty linen in public

Never air your dirty linen in public

My old mum would be turning in her grave at the idea of me talking about my personal finances with anyone, least of all complete strangers! I’ve been the successful woman with a six-figure salary and the corner office, posting record results for my employer. I’ve also...