Oh my has it been a busy spring. Since we last Sunday Sampled, I presented my first in-person workshop at the Granger Leadership Academy, founded the Traveling Tea Party Tour, and opened Leading Lady summer camp for registration (oh my goodness I cannot wait to get started with this year’s ensemble!).
And that’s just the business side of things. The Monkey and I also saw Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, wandered many a Scottish wood, and I discovered the best hot chocolate ever (all of which are documented on Instagram).
It was also my pleasure to be interviewed for Thrive Global about my TEDx experience, and to go live with Natasha Botbijl on living your story. Wow, that’s a lot of links! And we’re just beginning…
My favourite reads lately
✈️ Why your flight attire matters. And while we’re at it, can we all agree on the term ‘flight attire’ over ‘airplane clothes’ please?
? 15 ways to catch up with friends that aren’t grabbing coffee or a cocktail, such as running errands together, which I now have to try!
? High fives and hugs to my fellow unusual entrepreneurs, especially when met with that ‘what do you do?’ question. Here’s how to survive when it feels like no one ‘gets’ what you do.
? Did you know that actress Jessie Cave (Lavender in the Harry Potter films) is also an amazing illustrator? Her engagement cards are hilarious and adorable.
? Here’s a term for your ethical shopping vocab list from Project Just:
We’re always getting questions about H&M, Zara and others. Are they “greenwashing”? (i.e. exaggerating their environmental chops or social practices in an effort to make themselves seem sustainable, and even diverting attention away from negative practices like child labor, or the consumption-driven fast fashion model. Ew.)
?? A great idea: learn French by watching cartoons! Consider French Mickey Mouse shorts on my watchlist.
? Have you read any of these modern books inspired by Jane Eyre?