My Thoughts

The Lonely Community

Date: 7th October 2021

“Like a space traveller needs space to travel, connection needs loneliness to exist”   A description of community from the dictionary is this “a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.” Obviously when we live in the same place our community is the physical location determined by a…

Do You Have Community?

Date: 1st July 2021

“We are no longer born into a community, in today’s world we have to continually create it” A community developer, up until recently, would have been a role where there was no role.  You were born into a community (ie a tribe) in which you lived, supported and then died.  Very simply, in the past…

Communicating to Connect

Date: 31st May 2021

When we look at a typical conversation we would logically perceive the one talking as the ‘giver’. Giving information to the person listening, the ‘receiver’ of this information. This is the perceived situation in the majority of conversations. It is how as children we are brought up, schools teach and the way businesses get their list of tasks…

Wanaka Podcast

Date: 11th May 2021

This podcast was recorded in August 2020.  It shares a bit about my recent journey and where I see professional connection in our world today.   A big thanks goes to my interviewer Jo from Jolt Marketing.  To Listen to the podcast you can click here or on the image below.  Please feel free to…

Relationship Environments

Date: 1st May 2020

I no longer think about building relationships, I focus on living within relationship environments. When you build something there is usually a plan. Something to follow to allow you to achieve the desired result. Building is energy intensive — you put one brick on top of the other and it is very process-driven. Environments on…

Connection is Evolving

Date: 1st May 2020

Connection is evolving and we have to evolve with it The major problem is we are trying to move from a disconnected core We have to rethink our approach to professional relationships, in fact all relationships We need to un-network and re-connect It starts with you. If you can understand yourself more, you can support…

I am a Connection Facilitator

Date: 1st May 2020

I started this journey of self-discovery a couple of years ago. What I came to see is that my role is not so much coaching or advising people about what to do or what not to do; what gives me joy is giving people the freedom to be themselves. I do this by helping people…


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