Spirit of an Entrepreneur – Chantäl Patruno

I never had a master plan for my career. I didn’t have a clear view of ‘What I wanted to be when I grew up’, and therefore how I would need to skill myself up for that.  I was awarded a bursary at the end of school which took me into the world of education,Continue reading “Spirit of an Entrepreneur – Chantäl Patruno”

Being Your Authentic Self – Chantäl Patruno

Most of my work comes from the heart – that light inside my ‘wise’ self that has been developing since I was a child, fuelled by passion and determination to somehow make a difference in the world. What I do and how I do it doesn’t rely on external validation anymore, rather I turn inward,Continue reading “Being Your Authentic Self – Chantäl Patruno”

How To Constructively Challenge – Chris Williams

Every day we are faced with situations where our point of view can be challenged.  Being able to present your ideas, and work with others with opposing views is a critical leadership skill.  It takes confidence to challenge others, and the intelligence to balance this with showing respect for, and listening to others.  When challengingContinue reading “How To Constructively Challenge – Chris Williams”

Carol Purtell – Express Yourself

On International Women’s Day, it is important to reflect on the contribution of women across the world, and those who are unable to speak up, for fear of persecution.  For many of us, we are privileged to live in a society where we have the ability to openly express our views, and enact change.  ButContinue reading “Carol Purtell – Express Yourself”

Brid Russell: Facilitator or Disruptor – You Choose

“If you aren’t the facilitator, you can end up being the disruptor in the room.  As facilitator I help bring people on the journey – its like being a UN ambassador. This changed the game for me, it became like chess, and my focus shifted to how I could help move things forward.”