The 9 Building Blocks of a BabyProof Career

Want to know the secret of balancing work and family? watch this space…

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Franz Kafka on perseverance

“From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.” Franz Kafka I found this quote from Kafka many years ago in a book called Your Own Worst Enemy by Kenneth W. Christian (you can read my review here), Ph.D. For me, it perfectly sums up …

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Your Own Worst Enemy by Kenneth W. Christian Ph.D

Your Own Worst Enemy by Kenneth W. Christian Ph.D I stumbled upon this book by accident while browsing through Waterstones one day. Its subtitle, “Breaking the Habit Of Adult Under-Achievement”, makes a bold promise, but I really felt this book delivered. While I didn’t relate to all of the scenarios and case studies presented here, there …

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Don’t let guilt bring you down

Don’t let guilt bring you down I woke up this morning feeling a pang of regret for the large slab of chocolate I ate yesterday evening. I’m not on a diet, but I pride myself on being able to exercise some restraint when it comes to delicious creamy sugary things with zero nutritional value. But …

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The Story of BabyProof Your Life

The Story of Babyproof Your Life

This is the story of BabyProof Your Life The Issue When I was working as a lawyer in the City of London, in the years before I had children but when I knew I wanted children in the future, I would think about my career and what it meant for my life. I would think about …

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The day I definitely committed myself to writing Baby Proof Your Career

4 January 2015 I am repeatedly asked how I managed to achieve the goal of writing Baby Proof Your Career in less than a year, while running a business and balancing all this with four boys and a busy household. The turning point for me, I always respond, was the moment when I definitely committed myself; …

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Baby Proof Your Career prepares to go live on Amazon

One of my goals for this month, and in fact the No.1 goal of the year, is to publish and launch my first book, Baby Proof Your Career. I am so close now, I can almost taste the celebratory bottle of champagne I’ve been saving for the occasion! Creativity and vulnerability I am nervous and excited. …

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confidence at your fingertips

Confidence at my fingertips

Confidence at my fingertips At times like this I need confidence at my fingertips. As I get closer and closer to November 13th, the date when my book will launch on Amazon – when it will be out there ready for the world to buy, read and hopefully enjoy – it is getting harder and …

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Regular de-cluttering is essential to staying organised

I have set myself the challenge of de-cluttering my house this month, after watching things pile up and disarray take hold. I have to confess I find de-cluttering the house a somewhat daunting challenge. I am not quite sure where the time will magically appear from (it hasn’t appeared yet, and it is already 20th …

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