Meet my book narrator!

Meet my book narrator!

Introducing… Cindy Kay! She may sounds familiar… Cindy has narrated loads of books… and in fact, she’ll be narrating The Spare Room! So, why am I sharing this? 1) REMEMBER, IT NEVER HURTS TO ASK. When I heard Cindy was proposed as my book’s narrator,...
Meet Kendall!

Meet Kendall!

I’ve just loved getting to know and working with Kendall Yu! A few weeks ago, I posted that I was looking for a marketing intern to help me launch The Spare Room, and was delighted to see the applications stream in! After meeting with each candidate (because if...
Are you having fun at work?

Are you having fun at work?

Someone recently commented that they felt it was really important to have fun at work. Instinctively, I smiled, because I also place high value on fun and humor. But then, we paused and had a great conversation. Because we wondered, what does “fun at work”...
Take a breath.

Take a breath.

A grown man hung up on me today, after shouting at me for a couple of (long) minutes. Over what seemed to be a small misunderstanding. One that could have been calmly discussed with a few words. Man, I don’t think anyone’s hung up on me since I broke up...
Are you ready to be a CEO?

Are you ready to be a CEO?

I recently enjoyed reading The Motive, in which Lencioni stresses that mission must be a leader’s greatest motivation. He notes there are two kinds of executives – those who see the job as a personal reward and those who want to help others. Are you clear on...