Burnt Chops

Burnt Chops

Burnt Chops. I grew up in Scotland with 4 brothers. I’m the youngest, and the only girl. We didn’t do breakfast as a family. In fact, I don’t think I started eating breakfast regularly till I was about 30. But I remember dinner time really well. We always ate dinner...
A Girl Called Marion

A Girl Called Marion

Marion was her name. We went through high school together. She didn’t have many friends – in fact, I don’t recall if she had any friends at all. What I do remember is how Marion looked. Matted hair, dirty clothes, her school bag was torn. And she...
People Power

People Power

FIONA’S THOUGHTS: PEOPLE POWER MindValley is one of the world’s largest online publishers in the personal growth industry. They have a small team, mainly based in Indonesia. They are renowned for the company culture and when they recruit for a new role,...
Quality Time Creates Quality Relationships

Quality Time Creates Quality Relationships

FIONA’S THOUGHTS: QUALITY TIME CREATES QUALITY RELATIONSHIPS I’m the youngest of 5 children. I’m the only daughter and I’ve got 4 big brothers, 4 sisters-in-law, 8 nieces and nephews, a great-nephew and a great-niece. All of my family live in Scotland, and I’ve...
Getting Real About Resilience

Getting Real About Resilience

FIONA’S THOUGHTS: GETTING REAL ABOUT RESILIENCE The world is a tough place. Bad things happen. Look at what’s being going on across the world recently – terrorist attacks, fires – the loss of life and ongoing ripple effect of these recent incidents is truly...
The Importance Of Being Heard

The Importance Of Being Heard

In 2014 ANZ introduced a program to help their senior women become more visible. Their study of women in Australia and New Zealand showed that visibility may be a missing link in promoting more women into senior leadership roles. The survey ANZ undertook found that...