About the author

Ruth henry-ovid

As a dyspraxic, dyslexic and unofficial autistic woman I find ways to better improve my life and others who make a choice to improve their lives as well. Certified inbound marketer, coach and public speaker. Founder of @tryxavietime and @celebratedhub an avid fan of all things that help people and businesses grow!


Are Measuring with the Wrong Stick?

By Ruth henry-ovid / December 24, 2016

It’s 6am in the morning my eyes are stinging because I have just listened to Pastor Stever Furtick Measure more sermon via youtube. It hit a nerve. A nerve that I never knew was sensitive enough to be affected. I have come to realise that my self-worth as a mother, social activist, social media junkie, […]


How Do We Stay Motivated? [Growth Lesson #7]

By Ruth henry-ovid / November 30, 2016

One of the ways I support my clients is to help them stay motivated, help them to consistently gain momentum. Life can be so beautiful but it also calls for us to overcome many challenges and become resilient in the progress we make. Today’s message comes from the amazing Elevation Church. The message is really simple but […]


How to sketch at work and get more done

By Ruth henry-ovid / November 1, 2016

You’ve probably doodled at work at a meeting or perhaps you’ve actually sketched your thoughts on a whiteboard to articulate a plan of action in a strategy meeting. Have you ever taken over a traditional meeting and used it as a space to collaborate and solve problems while having fun? Yes the word fun and […]


You Can Be Anything [Growth Lessons #2]

By Ruth henry-ovid / October 27, 2016

Sometimes we get discouraged. It happens. But it is up to us to not let people discourage us. Last night I delivered my first speech as president of my toastmasters club about my personal experience with dyspraxia called the Glitch. My Inspiration came from the Disney movie Wreck it Ralph and this Les Brown quote " Don't […]


How can I overcome my fear of public speaking?

By Ruth henry-ovid / October 18, 2016

Honestly I don’t know. Wait… I am being honest.Here is the thing,  what works for me or Bob (sorry Bob for mentioning your name again), may not work for you. I tend to believe competency breed confidence which in turn eradicates fear. So in plain english…the more it becomes a habit the less scary it […]


The P in Public Speaking Should Stand For Passion

By Ruth henry-ovid / October 5, 2016

Listeners don’t take action without first having a visual. So think of there thoughts being stored as an image, instead of a word. When your story has an image it should make an impact. That impact impact can be likened to when you highlight text in a book or book mark some information that resonated […]


What to do when you feel broken? – Advice From Lisa Nichols

By Ruth henry-ovid / October 3, 2016

Lisa Nichols is no doubt a transformational coach, her words move and lift people and this talk is no different. Here are my key takeaways from Lisa’s talk, I also added my own insight #1 Step into your truth You are where you are, but that doesn’t mean you are destined to be there. You […]

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