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Weekend Reads
#75 Weekend reads – and Pandora's box was opened plus more
Welcome to another week of news, and of course, the Pandora Papers was an early leader in headlines around...
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Social leadership
#74 Weekend reads – why the attention economy is a bad economy
I firmly believe that the only way out of the multiple challenges the world faces requires a dramatic...
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Tipping point
#73 Weekend reads – have we finally hit the tipping point to act on the climate crisis?
If you’re one of the people that has been tracking and participating in the climate crisis conversation...
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#72 Weekend reads – Covid back in the headlines, patience required in this pandemic journey
The week started with some distractions in the mix, which is always great (and so needed right now),...
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LinkedIn tips
LinkedIn content character limit increased to 3,000, is that a good thing?
If you haven’t noticed, LinkedIn recently increased its character limits (which includes spaces, numbers,...
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#71 Weekend reads – will we heed the lessons of the last two decades?
It’s a time for reflection, as well as hope, that we will heed the lessons from the mistakes made since...
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#70 Weekend reads – wars, hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, fires, eating crickets…
Another huge week in the news, with both Hurricane Ida and Afghanistan taking the headlines. One of the...
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#69 Weekend reads – Looking towards August 31st and beyond
I’ve continued to be stuck in the Afghanistan news and these last few days leading up to August 31st...
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#68 Weekend reads – Afghanistan, the straw that broke the camel’s back?
Another intense week in the news, and of course, I was completely lost in the story of Afghanistan. On...
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Climate tipping point IPCC Report
#67 Weekend reads – have we hit the awareness tipping point?
Yes of course, my focus has been on the IPCC Report, and based on what I’m observing – across all social...
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#66 Weekend reads – the darkest hour is always before the dawn
Yesterday I published this blog to talk about how terrible my mindset has been for a few months, why...
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Uncommon Courage
#65 Weekend reads – taking time off, switching the brain off
It’s time to switch the brain off and to do that, I’m at the JW Marriot in Phuket right now. Our family...
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Uncommon Courage
#64 Weekend reads – what you resist, persists
I don’t get. I just don’t get it. I am living in a country where Covid19 has spread so rapidly, there...
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#63 Weekend reads – ANOTHER huge week in the news
It’s a time for us all when the knocks just keep on coming and it was another huge week in the news....
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#62 Weekend reads – this week has hit me hard. You?
Times are glum right now, especially in Asia. Indonesia is experiencing a critical shortage of oxygen...
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#61 Weekend reads – and the Northern Hemisphere cooks
If you’re like me, you’ve been transfixed by the news of the unrelenting heat wave hitting Canada, with...
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Uncommon Courage
#60 Weekend reads – do you know what being a whole human means?
If you value my opinion, I really want to encourage you to listen to this podcast - Transcend – with...
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#59 Weekend reads – will democracy make the climate fight impossible?
This week Switzerland voted against climate change measures. There were two reasons. 1. Switzerland is...
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Uncommon Courage book launch
#58 Weekend reads – big focus launching Uncommon Courage, but I still read
A big week, as I got the book - Uncommon Courage - released into the world. It’s such an interesting...
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World Environment Day 2021
#57 Weekend reads – when will the media get on board?
As it’s World Environment Day 2021, let’s look at a huge challenge - the media. One great publication...
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Why it’s OK to go backwards in your career to ensure you keep moving forward
At the end of 2012, I came to the conclusion that I was too early trying to establish a business that...
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Climate hell
#56 Weekend reads – are you owning your learning and upskilling journey?
One of the themes that came through is how businesses are coming up with multiple ways to help educate,...
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#55 Weekend reads – what it feels like to be scapegoated
In recent weeks I was part of a community scapegoated. I’m not going to tell you what or why, because...
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#SEMRushChat
Employee advocacy – how do I get started?
I was invited as a guest on the employee advocacy #SEMRushChat last week and it was such an interesting...
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#54 Weekend reads – I’m really struggling with the logic of this time
Right now, South East Asia is on lockdown, or it will be soon. The UK variant made its arrival about...
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Seaspiracy
Great news, climate change is not going to cause human extinction
Nope, according to Seaspiracy, it’s the globally powerful and corrupt fishing industry, which is getting...
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consumer tech waste crisis
#53 Weekend reads – some simple waste saving tips for business
When we were in lockdown this time last year, I was determined to do the biggest home clean out I’ve...
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#52 Weekend reads – one year of sharing knowledge
It’s 52 weeks of sharing my weekend reads and that’s gets a happy one year anniversary!! I have been...
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#51 Weekend reads – do we dare start to hope for the future?
Hope is a challenge for many these days, and there are a lot of reasons why hope is hard to come by....
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One Phuket
The devastation has started
When you are living in a developing country, you are seeing the impact of the pandemic through very different...
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