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18 January 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Four Question Tool

I rarely use this blog any more, but I wanted to share a useful resource. When I facilitate workshops, I often start by conducting a four question exercise, and as I often need to explain it, I thought I’d type it up so that I can easily share it. You can use a regular sheet of […]

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21 October 2017 ~ 0 Comments

An update – and sorry about the spam!

Hello lovely people – Thank you to so many of you who reached out to let me know my blog had been hacked. No, it was not me who wrote about football and other odd things!  I have changed the password, and hopefully you wont get other strange emails from this blog! My talented friends, Luis & […]

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17 November 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Writing Guidelines for International Development (an internal document at PEPY)

This is a presentation I made in 2011 before I left the Director role at PEPY, an education and youth leadership organization in Cambodia. It combined a few documents we had made over the years to help staff and interns align their writing style with our views on international development.  Another former PEPY staff member […]

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23 February 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Tackling Heropreneurship

For the last two years, I have been a part of an incredible community: the Clore Social Leadership Programme. As part of their Fellowship, we each had to conduct research into a topic of interest, and publish it in some way. It didn’t need to be academic research and didn’t need to be published as […]

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31 July 2015 ~ 0 Comments


I just wrote a piece on the Huffington post about Sabatic-ations – yes, another made up word I use – but even if you don’t like the word, you might like the idea discussing the confluence of the future of work and travel. Sabtications – coming soon to an business near your:

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21 June 2015 ~ 0 Comments

A whisk

I’ve heard the term to be “whisked off your feet” but I’ve never considered “a whisk” as a noun, apart from the mixing tool in the kitchen, of course. When my husband bought us surprise tickets to Istanbul for the weekend as a gift for my birthday, a friend referred to it as “a whisk,” […]

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17 June 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Back to blogging

It’s been a while since I’ve really “blogged”. I’ve written “articles” or worked on “papers” – but increasingly over the years since I started this blog, I’ve gotten bogged down in the trap of making the “perfect” the enemy of the “good”. When I was living in Cambodia and working at PEPY we had a […]

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