What crossing the road teaches our children.

What crossing the road teaches our children.

I was in the city last week with some of my colleagues and as we sat in the RedBalloon mini (Ruby) at the lights we watched a mother try to cross the road against the lights… a truck whipped around the corner… and it was inches from calamity. After the truck passed...

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Why?

We often giggle at RedBalloon that all of us (including me) are generation ‘why’ – rather than ‘y’. When I started this business (what seems like a lifetime ago) – I too wanted to work in an environment that I loved to come to every...

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What I wish I knew… about well being

What I wish I knew… about well being

I wrote earlier this week about the findings the New Economic Forum gives us on developing our own well-being – and five steps to getting people to ‘flourish’: Connected Be Active Take Notice Keep Learning Give Interesting that I read Marty Wilson...

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How to flourish!

How to flourish!

Flourish is such a delightful word… it makes me think of growth, vibrancy, and excitement; such a positive word. During the research for my recent TEDx presentation – I listened to the headmaster of my daughters school speak of the work by the New Economic Forum…  and...

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Naomi Simson at TEDx – The Generosity Gene

Naomi Simson at TEDx – The Generosity Gene

Naomi Simson at TedX Some weeks ago I shared my challenges in preparing for a presentation for the TEDx Darling Harbour event. They wanted Naomi Simson at TEDx. I ended up delivering what was on my mind – what drives me, that is what I want to change. The presentation...

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