Blog + Podcast

Naomi hosts the Dream For Others® podcast, co-hosts the Ditch The Hustle podcast (with her Gentle Business Mastermind collaboration partners Amanda Rootsey and Nicola Newman), writes regular blogs, creates the occasional video and resource, and is often featured on external platforms.

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The Art Of Creative Living Podcast

The Art Of Creative Living Podcast

I am excited to announce that I was featured on The Art of Creative Living podcast hosted by my dear friend Nicola Newman. In this episode, I share practical frameworks to help you choose where to focus your energy, love and attention in your business, handy tips to move through fear, work with the inner critic and much more.

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DFO Ep #5: Softly Spoken Strength

DFO Ep #5: Softly Spoken Strength

In this episode of the Dream For Others podcast, Naomi discusses an article she read about softly spoken managers.

She shares stories of how she discovered that being softly spoken can be a strength – after years of holding herself back thinking it was a weakness.

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DFO #4: Power & Empowerment

DFO #4: Power & Empowerment

In this episode, Naomi introduces listeners to Professor Jim Ife’s four perspectives on power. If you are someone who is interested in empowerment (in personal or professional contexts), you might like to listen to this episode.

Naomi uses digital entrepreneurship as an example of how one can use Ife’s perspectives to imagine different ways that one could act to create social change in the industry – with the hope that you can follow a similar process to identify different ways that you can create social change in your context too.

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DFO #3: The Becoming Framework

DFO #3: The Becoming Framework

In this episode of the Dream For Others podcast, Naomi guides you through her 8-step process to creating a Success Plan using her Becoming Framework. This process can be used by individuals, business owners and/or teams in workplace settings.

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DFO #2: Communication Styles

DFO #2: Communication Styles

In this episode, Naomi will help you identify your primary communication style. Is it passive, passive aggressive, aggressive, or assertive? And which other styles do you sometimes use too? How can you practice communicating in a more healthy way knowing this? She also provides personal examples of where she has used the four communication styles and what she has done to try and change some of these behaviours.

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DFO #1: Let’s Pivot

DFO #1: Let’s Pivot

In this episode, Naomi announces the return of the Dream For Others podcast and briefly shares how it will change direction moving forward. She also summarises some of the responses to a recent survey her newsletter subscribers completed and how these informed the rebirth of the podcast and the creation of a range of free and paid resources.

This brief episode serves to update her audience on what is to come – and she cannot wait to then dive in to different topics of interest in future episodes.

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Expert Spotlight Series: Cameron Airen

Expert Spotlight Series: Cameron Airen

Naomi features Cameron Airen on the blog as part of her Expert Spotlight segment where she interviews experts and mentors on business + entrepreneurship, self care and personal development, and social change and social justice.

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Expert Spotlight Series: Brenda Mangalore

Expert Spotlight Series: Brenda Mangalore

I am honoured to feature Brenda Mangalore as part of my new Expert Spotlight segment where I interview experts and mentors on business + entrepreneurship, self care and personal development, and social change and social justice. Brenda was the first artist I’ve ever purchased a painting from, so it feels extra special to feature her.

Brenda creates art that’s about connection to ourselves, and each other. For her, Art is like faith and love, chaos and structure. There is beauty in the mess! And if we let it, art can be an anchor of self-expression in our spaces and in our lives.

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In Praise of Gentleness

In Praise of Gentleness

Guest post by Dr Geoff Arnold

A discussion in praise of gentleness by counsellor Dr Geoffrey Arnold.

We are beguiled by the word gentleness – both the subtle and sublime associations with softness, tenderness and mildness in thought and behaviour. And yet few things (perhaps nothing) indicates the strength and character of a person more than her or his capacity for gentleness.

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