The North is empty. The doors are shuttered and every day new ‘for rent’ and ‘for sale’ signs are going up. Some of the business owners I spoke with said they would be extremely challenged to make it until Christmas if this isn’t over.
This year – 2020 – is a tough year for many reasons, but it’s also the year Thailand tackles its worst drought in 40 years!! I can not express how alarming it is when the wettest region in the world – the tropics – experiences drought
How can I get out in the middle of a pandemic you might ask? Well I live in Thailand and it’s been seven weeks since any cases of community transmission.
I don’t know about you, but I can accept the fact we’re in a pandemic and everything that comes with it, my struggle is in the idiocy we’re seeing around the world.
Surely this was the week we saw global acceptance of the huge challenges facing us in overcoming the pandemic? Of course there will always be those who doubt what is right in front of their eyes, but the majority is what matters, right?
COVID19 is back at the top of the headlines, as the US witnesses flareups across the county. I’ve got to be honest. The way this is being discussed in America…
On the one hand, many countries opening up have citizens who have done the hard yards to eradicate COVID19, by following extreme measures. It’s not over in many of these countries, but they have a better sense of where they are, and a commitment to doing what is needed to end the crisis in their countries.
More than 11,000 scientists from all over the world came together with 25 years of data, showing us the world is heading towards catastrophic outcomes for all life on planet earth, and for humans “untold suffering.”
I spent a day visiting and sharing food at Burmese workers camps in Phuket Town, Thailand at the end of May 2020. It was a very humbling experience and it unveiled the deep economic impact COVID19 has had on communities like this. The virus did not impact this community, the economic fall-out has. It’s been devastating.
This week, the content around #BlackLivesMatter has become deeper and more reflective. There are people across whole swathes of society thinking about racism in a much deeper way. It feels like real change is possible.
The news has been overwhelming these last few months especially, and then this week happened!!
If you haven’t noticed – and there’s a chance you won’t if you haven’t put images and links in your About section on LinkedIn before – but a short while back, the visual content that originally existed as part of your About section, is now broken out into a new section, called Featured.
Hi everyone, writing to you from the end of my 10th week in quarantine, and while the early weeks saw me lost in the story
It appears my first weekend reads was valued, so here we go with week two. I always read far and wide, which I encourage everyone
Knowledge is power, and far reaching reading habits – across multiple sources and platforms – is critical if we want to understand the world and what is happening.
This article aims to help contribute to the collective conversation in meaningful ways, and demonstrate how to serve your audience and solidify your social leadership for this time.
One of the reasons I have always LOVED social media, is because I get to watch how people communicate, across all the topics I care
I want to help in this time of crisis, and one thing I can do is offer my newly published book – “18 Steps to
Until it’s under control everywhere, it’s not under control anywhere. That is the truth of COVID-19, so let’s work together!!
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I had the great privilege to give a short speech at the International Women’s Day 2020 event in Phuket, Thailand. Organized by Phuket Been Good
The world is in a precarious place right now. There is a lot of angst across multiple issues and fear appears to be in the
Welcome to 2020. I’m off to a slow start, due to extended festivities around my 50th birthday (yes getting old), but I’ll never be absent
There is an article on the BBC today – Dubai Air Show: The challenges for us all in flying green – and if you read
Can we please have an honest conversation about the tips for LinkedIn marketing coming our way, and more broadly, social media? Yes, even if it’s
What can I do to help address climate change? That is the question I am constantly asked after sharing information on the crisis the world
Being speechless is something that rarely happens to me as a professional speaker. Imagine my surprise when I was both speechless and very moved a
I’m well over halfway through a five-week trip around Europe with my two sons, and while holidays are always a time of “brain overflow” for
For the last 18 months, I’ve had the great privilege to work with BNP Paribas Securities Services across Asia Pacific, to inspire their talented employees
As the years roll on and social media marketing becomes more embedded in our lives and information gets more and more infobese, I believe we’re
A couple of weeks ago, the UN released a report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The warning is stark.
It’s been an exciting launch, as 15 incredible ladies (and one gent) have come together to release the book – Unleash Your Voice – Powerful
If there is one issue I wish I could fix, it would definitely be getting rid of the revolting people that plague the online world.
Simple. We need to understand it. We ALL need to understand where we are, and based on the conversations I’m having, too many are not
The number one challenge I deal with every time I talk to people about defining their voice for social media, or taking to the stage
I’ve been slow getting back into work this year – I mean really slow!! I just haven’t been ready to leap into the fray, and
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