While working on my next book I was considering commissioning some independent research. Following a Skype conversation with a representative from a global research firm, where the investment seemed way outside my budget I received “some great news for in the form of a quote!” The consultant had spoken to a colleague and had called…

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When I was a new mum thinking about ‘the best way’ to raise my son to do the things that babies of his age were supposed to do, occupied a fair amount of my time. I worried about the best way to settle him to sleep and the best way to wean him. I graduated…

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If you say you’re the biggest, fastest, strongest, cheapest, —————est, then be the biggest, fastest, strongest, cheapest, —————est . If you say you’re the best then be that. And the flipside? If you say it, then you set the intention of being it. Which means you have an obligation to go make it happen. Image…

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When I was a kid growing up in Dublin we always sat on the top deck of the bus on a Saturday evening coming home from a day in the city. As we passed Christchurch Cathedral we pressed our noses to the window and looked out at the long queue which snaked half way down…

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