“In my own work, I’ve tried to anticipate what’s coming over the horizon, to hasten its arrival, and to apply it to people’s lives in a meaningful way.” Yesterday saw the passing of the probably much lesser known Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Quite possibly one of the most influential people of the late 20th and early 21st Centuries and not only because he helped popularize the most prevalent… Read More »What Will be Your Personal Brand Legacy?
This past weekend has been a double celebration. Another birthday but for me much more of a celebration 3 years post cancer clear. In some ways it feels like yesterday, in others such a different time in my life. My 50th birthday was in part spent as you see in the picture above, being bolted to a metal table in my custom radiation mask to receive one of my… Read More »Do You Love What You Do?
My montlhy e-zine went out at the weekend and I received a lot of very humbling and wonderful support and comments. Thank you to everyone who took the time. For those that missed it, here is my 'note'. I hope that you will indulge me a little and help and support me take a huge step (well actually two!). I am celebrating – and I would like you to join… Read More »What is your true purpose?
Just around this time last year, I was 95% certain that all the medical appointments, tests and scans were leading to one inevitable conclusion, I had cancer. Just a few days after Christmas last year it was confirmed. This Christmas I will be celebrating that I am cancer free, loving life and truly grateful for my family and friends, spending time with them and being present in the moment. The… Read More »There’s No Such Thing as a Personal Brand Emergency
"You're not alone, in fact this type of cancer is the fastest growing type of oral cancer in men under 55, who do not smoke and are not heavy drinkers" That word "cancer" immediately causes a heightened level of awareness as well as obvious concern. Last October after a great summer vacation with my family in Jamaica and what I thought was a viral lump in my neck gland had… Read More »Cancer is personal, so it’s part of my brand