14 books I loved in 2017

I’m a compulsive book reader. My late-night reading time is often my favourite slice of the day. I love the peace, solitude and focus that reading brings. It clears the mental cache of all the detritus of a busy day before I drift into sleep. This year I read 104 books, from fiction to cooking…

Resilience isn’t just bouncing back

For the past few years I have coached students to corporate workers, educators to CEOs about resilience and one question comes up constantly. “How can we develop our resilience muscles if we are so afraid of failure?” Students tell me that they’ve grown up with their parents sitting next to them when they’re studying, correcting their mistakes even…