The Best Advice I’ve Ever Had

What’s the best advice you’ve ever had? The kind of advice that’s made a lasting difference to your life? The kind that you return to regularly, and helps you through…

What I’ve learned in the last 12 months

On the 27th October 2019, I’ll be celebrating Ad Florem’s 4th birthday. I can hardly believe it was a whole 4 years ago when I started my business. It’s been…

The Time I Was Brave

Bravery and fear Fear is a funny thing. On the one hand, it keeps us safe by ensuring that we avoid dangerous situations. On the other hand, the things we…

Is it time to discover yourself?

Self-discovery The leadership clients I work with are often surprised when I suggest the first step to being a great leader is self-discovery. Aren’t they already themselves? What is there…

Do you know what gives you joy?

When was the last time you felt joyful? As busy leaders, we’re constantly juggling priorities and curating never-ending lists of things to do. What if that to-do list was filled…

Do you feel underappreciated at work? Show gratitude

Feeling underappreciated at work can leave you feeling frustrated and demotivated. When you’re putting in a lot of effort, and you think it’s going unnoticed, you might start to wonder…

How to Find the Real You

Do you ever feel like you’re a vastly different person at work than you are at home? I’m not talking about dressing and behaving in a professional manner. But when…

Want to be a better leader? Be true to yourself

Being ‘authentic’ is a popular concept at the moment, but what does authenticity look like? Surely you are ‘authentically you’ just by existing? Well, not exactly. We often put a…

What Is It That Makes You Unique?

What is it that makes you unique? What makes you tick at work? Do you feel happiest when you’re bouncing ideas off other people?  Or is it when you’re filling…

How to fall back in love with your work

Do you remember how great it felt when you first began your job? The sense of pride and accomplishment at being chosen for a whole new challenge? Do you still…

How to Be a Great Leader

Richard Branson, Lord Sugar, Carolyn McCall. All great leaders, and people that you might consider as leadership role models. But what is it that makes someone a great leader? And…

My Significant Emotional Event

In 2018 I experienced a Significant Emotional Event. It shook me to the core. It disrupted my emotional, mental and physical wellbeing; making me think and behave differently. I know…

Why knowing your values is so important

A lot of my work with my clients is focused on gaining a greater awareness of yourselves and finding the ‘real you’. Recently I met with a coaching client who…