Firsts ARE Relevant

When was a girl, I wanted to be the very FIRST female jockey. I was horse-mad. If you ever have been, you know what I am talking about. It consumed me. My imagination, my time and my reading list. Whenever I could, the horse-madness consumed my weekends at “the barn”. I ran the scholastic book […]

Jody Wilson-Raybould

On Luck, Justice and Firsts. #YouAreEmpowering

Sometimes amazing opportunities drop in your lap. You might even call it luck. And other times, amazing opportunities come your way because you’ve worked hard your whole life, powered by a vision and passion and sought out the best people to work with and the best environment to realize your vision and passion. The first […]

The Legend of The Tall Poppy

Have you heard about The Tall Poppy? She grew from a small poppy, just like all the other poppies in the field. Just like them, she was colourful, graceful, delicate even – yet strong as she gently bent with the breeze. As she grew tall, she kept reaching up to the brilliant sun. Even on […]

What Stops You From “Going For It”?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about when women don’t “go for it”, when we let our ambitious dreams and goals slide. When we keep our personal power on a leash. Maybe we’re taking care of others’ feelings (so we don’t “outshine” them). Maybe we’re afraid of how far our light could truly shine because […]