When things don't have to be equal, to be equitable.

Two weeks ago, my business partner, Felicity, and I had a necessary, supportive and courageous conversation. It was also, for me at least, deeply uncomfortable. And the subject was 'contribution'.

Introducing 2iC Leadership, a unique development experience for start-ups and growing businesses.

Are you second-in-command at a start-up or small business? If so, you'll know it's a tough spot, constantly playing catch-up and stretching in all directions to support the founder whilst executing day-to-day operations.

I'm really excited to be launching a new group coaching experience with the amazing Felicity Hodkinson, 2iC Leadership, starting in Feb 2019. I'll be writing more about why we think this programme is so vital to the long term future of start-ups and small businesses, but for now pls check out the programme overview below. If this sounds like something you need in your life, or the life of your team, please get in touch on felicitiy@bendtheriver.org to learn more!

When good enough is no longer good enough

When good enough is no longer good enough

This morning I wrote my second ever Morning Pages. For those of you thinking ‘wtf?’, Morning Pages are when you write freely for about 20 minutes, scribbling down whatever the hell pops into your head. Preferably in the morning.

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Marching the relentless march of time

Marching the relentless march of time

When I was young, about 7 or 8, Sunday night was the most bittersweet time of the week, and the space in our living room behind the far sofa was my favourite place in the house. Against the wall on the right hand side was a writing bureau that Mum and Dad had bought at an antique shop (at least that was the story we were told, knowing my mother I suspect she picked it up at a charity shop for £1.75). 

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