Pinnacles and Scars

Pinnacles and Scars

I’ve written before about actors and the audition process being a brutal way to earn your living…
But what about when the gamble pays off? What about the day you land The Role?

You know, I used to hate the word iconic in the days when my inbox was flooded with press releases, but on this occasion […]

Brexit and Entrepreneurialism

The dichotomy is startling – from a night of inspiration and celebration to a morning of shock and uncertainty.
Last night I sat with some of Scotland’s best entrepreneurs at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
I chatted to Lesley Eccles about FanDuel’s expansion into the UK market; I listened to John Scott of Scott Group describe […]

Communications Presentation

Over the past four months I’ve been working with two really forward-thinking professionals to review, research and recommend a strategy for their department’s communications.
Jola and Emma work for the Kincardine and Mearns Community Planning Group – and part of the project involved creating an easier-to-understand brand: K&M Communities.
The group is a collective of public, private […]

Women Connect Christmas lunch

Like an expert colourist, a good networking group takes time to find and trust. I’ve been in Aberdeen officially for six months now and I’ve been trying different formats and times of networking, from 6am breakfast meetings to late afternoon mixers to coffees with individuals met through Twitter.
Today I attended my first Women Connect event […]