Why working harder is not the answer

Why working harder is not the answer

Lately, I seem to see a lot of posts popping up on social media praising ‘hard work’, claiming that this is indeed necessary if we want to succeed. I wholeheartedly disagree. The moment I stopped ‘working hard’ was the moment I became ‘successful’.   The thing is, success means something different to everyone. To you, […]

Your best teacher is your last mistake

Your best teacher is your last mistake

When I was a little kiddy, I remember having to sit multi choice tests in primary school to determine my brain power (whether or not these tests actually determined this remains debatable). Every time the tests were administered I experienced complete and utter terror. I hated tests and I hated multi choice tests even more. There […]

Collaboration, that “tricky dance” and how to be brave: An interview with Jaclyn Carlson, Founder and Director of Blog Society

Collaboration, that “tricky dance” and how to be brave: An interview with Jaclyn Carlson, Founder and Director of Blog Society

Several weeks ago I had the absolute pleasure of speaking with Jaclyn Carlson the Founder and Director of Blog Society, a “global community and resource for bloggers, creative business owners, and the endlessly curious to connect, collaborate and share.” In our interview Jaclyn speaks openly about fear, insecurity, self-doubt, and of course collaboration and there […]