Facebook Slut

Leo 2013 Yes, I admit it – I am a Facebook slut. I say yes to anyone who wants to be my ‘friend’. And now I have more friends than I can imagine inviting to any party! Many say you should set up pages, unfriend a lot of people you don’t really know, and be careful about everything online. And …

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Scary Photo

March 2012 This morning I was reading my paper and having a coffee as per my usual Saturday morning ritual. I try to avoid the economy section as it is usually depressing, not to say repetitive.   However my eye couldn’t avoid this photo (this one is from the euronews.com site but is almost identical to the one in the …

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Loneliness vs. the ‘real me’. 

Aquarius 2008 Having been an astrologer for many years, it is not often now that I resort to looking up meanings for planets and signs. However it is sometimes well worthwhile to check what is ‘out there’ in the world of information. Each month I brainstorm with myself (a fun occupation!) about a topic for a post. I imagine that …

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Authenticity – how do we keep it and still fit in?

Aquarius 2007 An article in the Ode newsletter this week caught my eye. Ode is an independent magazine that aims to report on people who change the world. This article was about how Amitai Etzioni seems to be an inspirer of men, including Balkenende, the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Tony Blair and Bill Clinton among other notable figures. Now Etzioni (original …

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Authentic Leadership

Leo 2006 Much has been written over the years about leadership, and of late about the type of leaders needed for the current world climate. A typical example for these times is a digital book produced by IPR Publishing, ‘The Five principles of Business Leadership’ which offers help to: Energise and motivate your team Define your core values, and apply …

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