It’s been a hectic few months doubling our family from 2 to 4! I considered myself a pretty organized person before the boys came along but I really have had to step up my game. Organizing a business, two boys, family life, international travel, getting back into fitness and running a house has meant I’m ruthless with efficiency and productivity.
It’s already the middle of January so if you rang in the New Year with a slew of resolutions that this is going to be the year you accomplish your goals… you better have a plan!
New Year’s resolutions are always (and I do mean always) easier said than done, which is why I prefer to set goals.
Let me begin with a very honest admission; I never wanted children. I never pictured myself as a father and assumed that I would live a life of supercars and solitude, until I met Anna. With a cliche worthy of a chick flick from the 90’s, my entire outlook on life changed when I realised that I had found a life partner that I wanted to share everything with.
The Salad Jar has launched its products at Spinneys and Waitrose, moving from app delivery into retail! It’s a huge move for founder, Danielle Sallam, who will aim to expand The Salad Jar’s recipe selection and product line in the near future. Spinneys and Waitrose will start by stocking its top six selling salad jars to meet the growing rise of plant based diets and it’s timed perfectly with the New Year and resolutions to eat healthy.
Look at any life coach, aspirational blogger or even yogi on social media and the term “self-care” has become one of the most used words and hashtags. It usually is paired with images of scented candles, face masks, healthy bowls and cups of herbal tea. Don’t get me wrong, they promote essential aspects of health and body positivity but I want to share with you five elements you should include in your life,
Tis the season to entertain, and so brings with it a bit of stress around hosting. Dubai is notorious for its restaurants and bars, but not many people tend to entertain at home. I partnered with Lindsay Trivers of The Tasting Class to share her key entertaining tips to throw the kind of soirée your guests will be talking about for weeks afterwards.
Let’s be clear, babies need a lot of stuff and it’s so easy to get carried away especially when there’s two of them! From lugging gear through crowded airports or just figuring out what big ticket items are actually worth it (strollers can cost upwards of AED5,000!) Hire4baby is a concept that solves both scenarios by allowing you to rent everything you’d need for a child,
Earlier in this week, Kensington Palace announced the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. An engagement is always lovely news but as a royalist myself, I was thrilled when the breaking news sign flashed up on TV during an early morning feeding session with the boys! In addition to the photocall,
This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur Magazine.
The opportunity to speak in front of large audiences is now greater than ever; TED Talks, Webinars, conferences and panel discussions of thought leaders. However, the opportunity is often lost when we see the platform as a chance to greater our endevours instead of focusing on who we’re addressing and why we’ve been called to speak in the first place.
I love reading so I was thrilled to be invited by Annabelle Corton, host of Talking of Books, on Dubai Eye to share my three must read titles that have helped me with my entrepreneurial journey. If you missed the live interview you can listen again here or read on to see how many of my picks give you great advice for a successful business and a great life.