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She stood looking at me expectantly, waiting for an answer, grinning. I was gobsmacked. As – I assume – were the other people standing around us, witnessing her question. Well, I thought. THIS is unprecedented.     A couple of months ago, I was two hours outside of Toronto, running a workshop on storytelling. As always,…

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The Best Life-Hack I Know

Not the actual people's feet.

Sitting in the circle of 30 people, I scanned their faces and tried to read them. My chest felt fizzy; a rampant mix that was equal parts excitement and utter terror.

I was in New York for a weekend workshop on coaching. It was directed at people like me at the time – those who only recently learned that coaching was even a thing – to give us some basics and help us decide whether or not we wanted to make a career out of it. I was excited because this felt like a job that had been invented for me; in one way or another, I’ve been coaching (for free) my entire life.

And I was terrified, because of all those people.

What if they realised I had no idea what I was doing? What if they thought I wasn’t cut out to be a coach? What if they knew I hadn’t had a proper job for months?
And, deep down, another question:

What if…

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Black Lives Matter: What I have learned about what I should be doing

Sitting between my legs in the bath, my four year old niece was looking at me like I had three heads.

[In this blog, I share what I have learned that I must do – some things that never occured to me – if I want to fight racism]

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