This year I spoke to over 100 different people about the work they do and how they find meaning in it. Here are five things I learnt about the ways we find purpose in our work:Read More
This year I set out to have 100 conversations on meaningful work, here are a few things I learnt in the process.Read More
We all know the myths about finding Mr (or Ms) Right, but what about the myths we tell ourselves about finding our purpose?Read More
Too often we expect everything all at once. But real work and real lives exist through seasons of growth and change…. and sometimes hibernation.Read More
Focusing on ‘accessible goals’ will never get you where you want to be .Read More
Over the last year and more I’ve been fascinated by the ways we seek and find a sense of purpose in work. In the process I’ve read several books which have shaped my thinking – and in some cases, completely transformed it.
Here are the five books that have most influenced me - each represent a different way of looking at meaningful work.Read More
Do we put too much emphasis on our work for happiness? Perhaps we’re looking for a greater sense of fulfilment in all the wrong places.Read More
One of the wisest pieces of advice I've been given in the last year is to find collaborators.
The trouble is that collaboration is one thing I've struggled most with. I have a stubborn mindset and I often feel like I must be able to find the solution myself. When working, when writing, too often I've found myself at a blockade and tried everything to break through - except asking for help.
But you don't always need to ask for help. Sometimes it's enough just to start a conversation, or ask a question.Read More
Have you ever looked up from your desk with that ringing question in your head: “What am I doing here?”
Worse still if it’s followed by questions like ‘Does my life have any purpose?’ and ‘What does it even mean to have a sense of purpose?’
Welcome to existential dread. Or existential angst.Read More
Following your dreams is easier said than done. Even when you have the best of intentions, it’s hard to commit to something that feels new and challenging amidst other tasks that feel more realistic.
Read on to find out how three month projects can be transformative - and how The Confetti project emerged from just such a starting point.Read More