Our Beliefs

This week everything has centred on our values, our beliefs and our character. At My Food Bag our beliefs and values shape our decision making and ensure that we always act in the best interest of our team and our foodies. So what are our Beliefs? We believe that Nude… Read more »

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Defining Company Culture

Company culture is frequently talked about and often over complicated. It’s not about what you say or do; it’s about who you are. Company culture is simply an extension of the people who are part of the organisation. Defining your company culture is actually really important, as that sets the… Read more »

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Our Spirit

You might’ve noticed my recent blog posts have focused on particular aspects of the entrepreneurial journey. The mindset you choose to cultivate, the people you choose to be around, the ways you choose to respond to any given situation.  These are the pieces of the puzzle and advise, when combined,… Read more »

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Our Purpose

When KR joined our board as Chair the first task he set us; was to develop our Purpose.  My Food Bag was almost 2 years old at this stage and in retrospect it staggers me to think that we didn’t have our Purpose on paper. Partly I think this was… Read more »

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Inspirational women

I thought I’d share my story of the four women who have had most influence on my career to date. In chronological order, I’m going to share an intimate view into ‘how I see them’ and what has made these women invaluable to me (and James)!  Before jumping straight to… Read more »

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Finding a way to say YES

I’ve recently been asked to do a number of speaking engagements on building your personal brand statement, so I thought I’d share some of the key outtakes that I’ve learned along the way. When we set out to build the Robinson Duo’s brand we spent a huge amount of time… Read more »

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Be original

Last Sunday night, I sent myself a one-word note. It said ‘copying’, one of those reminders we write that no one else understands except the writer. It was a reminder to write this very blog post. Little did I realise how central to my thoughts that word would become, following… Read more »

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The power of optimism & why adversity is your friend

Facing adversity in life is basically guaranteed, but the one thing that isn’t certain is how we handle that adversity. People who chase an entrepreneurial dream are renowned for being invariably optimistic. Viewing the glass as half full (rather than half empty) and focusing on solutions not problems. But does… Read more »

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Build your personal brand

I think consciously building your personal brand is imperative for your career. We don’t talk enough about what personal brands are, and what they mean, and we talk even less about how to build one. Jeff Bezos (Founder & CEO of Amazon) once said, ‘Personal brand is what people say… Read more »

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That difficult conversation

Through interviewing a huge amount of people over the years, one of the most common weaknesses I’ve come across is the lack of ability to manage conflict and difficult conversations. When I ask for an example of how to manage conflict, I’m often given a weak response with very little… Read more »

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