Encouragement: The Complete Collection

Renee Zellweger

Renee Zellweger’s ‘lost decade’? No, she just reclaimed her life.

In a feature interview for New York Magazine with the headline “Hollywood almost broke Renee. Now she’s back” she shared in detail exactly what happened, why she took a step not just back, but out of the limelight, an d what was really going on for her at the time. Did she lose a decade

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Writing tips

Writing tips and inspiration (even if you’re not a ‘writer’)

There are the conversations that are full of bold declarations from women who are sure they want to write a book. There are the shy side conversations from women who have a secret yearning to write but have not yet expressed it. And there are the silent ones who follow my work with an inkling

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Don't stop in the middle

Don’t stop in the middle

You’re ready to give up. To quit. To put it back in the box that it came from. You’re tired. Dejected. Frustrated. It’s just not coming together as fast or as easily as you had planned for. ‘Why aren’t I there yet?’ is a phase on an endless loop in your brain. This is nothing

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earn your worth

You can’t earn your worth with busyness

In my late twenties I worked for a global professional services firm. I was the marketing director, with a small team, working for the managing partner. Every day it felt like I was hustling to prove my worthiness. Working all the hours, always being on, being the last one in the office or online each

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your purpose

Two questions on purpose

I was listening to Chase Jarvis on his podcast the other morning while out for my walk. He was talking about creativity and entrepreneurship, but for me he distilled down a whole lot of thinking around career, passion pursuits and purpose into these two questions: What do you care about? How can you become masterful

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PhD I didn't need

The PhD I didn’t need

I was in Philadelphia with my PhD Professor, about to discuss the fourth version of my dissertation outline. As I tentatively held my breath waiting for her comments, she looked at me with a stern kindness. “Megan, this is a very good dissertation outline. Your early research is sound. You can absolutely write this paper

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