Dare to be different

Deep down we just want to belong.


To do that we need to fit in, be like everybody else.


I have never felt like everybody else.


Maybe it’s the same for you.


I always wanted to have a pony tail that swung from side to side when I walked, or one that could be flung around when I danced.


I wanted a suburban life where I took the kids to school and then did fitness with the other school mums returning to tend to my stylish home


or  screeeeeech …. Stop ….

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Building Psychological Safety

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My younger self knew everything.
Absolutely everything.
You ask her any question and she had an answer.
She was lashings and lashings of FIG JAM*.

Even when she didn’t know she was never going to admit it. She was the epitome of a fixed mindset, using all her energy to defend her all-knowing reputation.

To be clear she was clever, quick to learn and curious.

But this was her armour and not her gift.
It stopped her and her team being all they could be.
This was not leadership this was fea…

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