Inspiration

Maria Askew on Strength and Having the Courage to Kick Ass

We all thrive in safe, peaceful environments where affection and generosity is reciprocal and in abundance. In these nurturing spaces it is easiest to be the ha ...

Wai Foong Ng, Founder Of Suit & Pie On Making The Most Of The Weekend

Wai Foong Ng, Founder of Suit & Pie talks to TQC about making the most of her weekends, using change as a motivator, and her tweenage girl band. 1. Tell us ...

Maria Askew, Superbolt Theatre, Discusses Collaborative Working

Maria is Artistic Director of Superbolt Theatre and a freelance actor, director and teacher. She is based in London and works in the UK and internationally. T ...

Harriet Minter: founder and editor of the Guardian’s Women in Leadership

Tell us about you – what motivates you? It’s changed as I’ve got older. Previously I would have said money, but if you’re really motivated by money don ...

Our ‘Balance’ Guest Writer, Justine Malone, Discusses The Misconceptions Surrounding Arty-Farty Freelancers

Below, our guest-writer for Balance, Justine Malone, discusses misconceptions about us poncer-arounders, us arty-farties, us scarf-adorning no-gooders. Hello, a ...

Eve Simmons: Editorial Assistant For The Female Lead Talks About The Happiness She Found In Leaving A Large News Corporation For A Start-Up, Human Stories And Michelle Obama

Eve Simmons, Editorial Assistant for The Female Lead talks to us about finding herself in the same room as Michelle Obama, preparations for The Female Lead book ...

Lucy Mangan: Guardian Columnist, Stylist Columnist And Book Writer Talks To TQC About Career Change, Motivations And Napping

1. Tell us about you- what motivates you? Honestly? Money. I’ve earned my own money, and loved earning my own money, since I got my first Saturday job at 15. ...

Pri Burford’s Questionings #1: From Her Talk On Courage At Salon #1 [Courage] 20.04.15

We were so inspired by Pri Burford’s wisdoms about Courage at our first Salon event, we wanted to share her words here for all to enjoy. Not only can you read ...