I was in Rome recently and it was 43 degrees with the asphalt melting underfoot, so I went to my favourite (airconditioned) gallery – The Borghese – to hang out with Bernini’s Apollo & Daphne marble sculpture.
Still not wanting to deal with … [Read More...]
A few weeks ago it was my 16 year business anniversary. (Yep, I’m a stayer). When I started CP Communications my sister gave me a card that had a quote from Anais Nin on it. It’s framed in my study and I notice it most mornings when I’m getting ready … [Read More...]
I have been in several situations lately where I have been asked how I manage to get so much done.
The truth is there was a time a few weeks back where I came into the office and said to my most trusted team member that I wasn’t coping. I had said … [Read More...]
I’ve said it many times, we need to redefine the spotlight and understand we all deserve to be there and share our voice with the people that matter to us.
I experienced the beauty of this last Saturday. I had my sculpture exhibition opening and … [Read More...]
I’ve been reminded lately how important it is to be and stay connected with people from all areas of my life.
A few weeks ago I went to “The Gathering”. Sounds like an ancient druid meet up hey, but no. Every two years people who are interested in … [Read More...]
The other day I caught up with someone who described himself as a great listener. Considering 20 minutes into the ‘conversation’ I hadn’t said a word, his idea about talking and listening was a little screwed up.
It made me think about listening. … [Read More...]
Fluidity is body of work by acclaimed artists Catriona Pollard and Karen Visser which applies a fluid perspective to nature and explores form and texture in two very different ways: sculpture using foraged natural materials and photography that … [Read More...]
You know when you have one of those weeks where you get knocked down, and get back up again, only to be knocked down again? Well that was me last week. You know, it was one of those weeks.
On Monday I woke up with the flu, yet had to work from bed. … [Read More...]
We all have experienced rejection in our lives. It’s a part of life.
It could be missing out on winning a new client you really wanted, being passed up for a promotion or not getting a second date with that cute guy/girl you went out to dinner … [Read More...]
I don’t know about you, but at the start of the year my Facebook feed was awash with motivational quotes and images. I had friends starting the new year with a health kick, launching a new product or just super excited about what the year will … [Read More...]
Join me in exploring nature, weaving and creativity at the Sturt Winter School at Mittagong, 3-7 July 2017
Through the lens of nature, explore traditional basketry with a sculptural perspective. Through a series of creative exercises that will … [Read More...]
A few weeks ago I was standing in the pounding Indian Ocean feeling the force of the waves and I had a sense of such deep gratitude for my life, both the joy and the obstacles I’ve faced this year and the people I love.
I was standing there … [Read More...]
Recently I had a journalist email us to let us know that an interview we had set up for him was a disaster. He said the interviewee couldn’t articulately describe what his company did.
The journalist had to interpret the responses, and it resulted … [Read More...]
I’m a big believer in play and it’s certainly helped in creating more innovation, engagement and joy for me both personally and professionally.
For me, slowing down and playing more has been the key to my health and happiness. As children we play … [Read More...]