Lessons from 2015 Part 2: From wanting it all to not wanting much at all

In my twenties and into my thirties, I was motivated and inspired by the catch cry “You can have it all!” Love, career, family, friends and everything in between. Women were standing on their soap boxes joyfully proclaiming this sentiment. The click-bait headline of the naughties was ’10 easy steps to having it all’. And … Read more

Talent, failure and hard work.

There are three common traits of successful people; talent, failure and hard work. Google any successful sports star, musician, writer or entrepreneur and you will find a story about how they have failed only to get back up again, dust themselves of and try again. Yes they are of course talented in their fields, exceptional even, but talent only gets you so far. A quote I found whilst researching this blog post sums it up perfectly. “Good things don’t come to those who wait, good things come to those who work their asses off and never give up.”

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