The New Girl on Lockdown

Starting any new job is often a frenzy of excitement and nerves. What will I wear? Do I need a spare pair of tights in my handbag for the inevitable first-day snag? I didn’t think that the first weeks of my new role would consist of ensuring I have enough hand sanitiser or that...

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Hi, I’m Hannah.

My name is Hannah, and I tell stories! I don’t read from children’s books or recite fairy tales; instead, I use stories as a communications tool to connect your business with your audience. I have a BA (HONS) in Public Relations and have spent my time since graduating in communication-based roles. I’m now lucky...

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What is the Pomodoro Technique?

Pomodoro might sound like a breed of small dog, or pasta sauce, or a dance move… it is in fact a time management tool.   Invented in the early 1990s by developer, entrepreneur, and author Francesco Cirillo, The Pomodoro Technique was named after the tomato-shaped timer he used to track his work as a...

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When a bot cannot

We are in the golden age of coaching. We hold our heads high as executive coaches as we explain to fewer people that we aren’t tennis coaches, we can’t help with their golf swing and would be useless at perfecting their breaststroke. Leadership teams in large organisations and solopreneurs alike understand the power of...

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The Disney Rule

What do Cinderella, Snow White, Moana and Elsa have in common? Absolutely nothing.   My niece told me that Disney princesses aren’t allowed to look at each other. I thought this couldn’t possibly be true, but to my dismay it might not be the ‘fake news’ I hoped for a fairy tale ending.  ...

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Choose self-compassion not self-criticism

I’m not a very kind person. Don’t worry, if we ever meet, I’ll be a little ray of sunshine to encourage, support and motivate you, but recently I’ve been asking myself why this rainbow doesn’t extend to me and I find myself under a dark cloud.   I’m not talking about depression or anxiety,...

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