Grace Marshall on the Wow @ Work Podcast

Grace Marshall, author of Struggle, speaks about her book on the Wow @ Work Podcast.

Wow @ Work 15: Wrong turns are where the magic happens

December 12th, 2022 * 55 mins 4 secs * Download (37.8 MB) * Link with Timestamp What do we do when life or work throws us a curveball? In her new book, productivity expert Grace Marshall explores ways we can reframe struggle as the place where the magic happens.

Practical Inspiration triumphs at the Business Book Awards 2022

Practical Inspiration authors at the Business Book Awrards

This year’s Business Book Awards gala evening took place on 16 May, celebrating the best business books from around the world published in the previous year. The finalists in 15 categories had been selected by a distinguished panel of judges from over 300 titles submitted by traditional and independent publishers, and even some self-published titles.

Practical Inspiration Publishing had an incredible 11 titles shortlisted, and the evening was very much about celebrating that achievement. However we were delighted to discover that Practical inspiration authors took the top award in two categories!

Congratulations to all the authors involved, and particularly to the award winners:

Start Up/Scale Up: Michael BuckworthBuilt on RockRob KerrProject FutureDavid PattisonThe Money Train
Sales & Marketing: Lucy Werner and Hadrien ChateletBrand Yourself
Business Self-Development: Janie Van HoolThe Listening Shift
Work & Life: Grace MarshallStruggleJo RichardsonIgnite
Wellness & Wellbeing: Sarah KuipersThe Thriving Giver
Short Business Book: Ruth Murray-Webster and Eleanor WintonThe Disruption Game Plan
Specialist Business Book: Jo Filshie BrowningScientifically Speaking
Business Journey: Babs OmotowaFrom Storeroom to Boardroom

Start Up/Scale Up: David PattisonThe Money Train
Business Self-Development: Janie Van HoolThe Listening Shift

Grace Marshall on BT’s Skills for Tomorrow

BT Skills for Tomorrow

Grace Marshall, author of Struggle, is one of the experts featured in BT’s Skills for Tomorrow series, talking about how to be more productive.

How to be more productive with Grace Marshall – Work life – Skills for Tomorrow | BT

Grace Marshall head coach and productivity ninja shares her advice on how to be more productive. She helps people adopting new ways of working and thinking about their work to replace stress, overwhelm and frustration with success, sanity and satisfaction.

Practical Inspiration authors dazzle at Business Book Awards shortlisting

Business Book Awards

On World Book Day, we celebrated by congratulating all the finalists in this year’s Business Book Awards (with commiserations to those who missed out – the competition was fierce and there was much heated discussion!). It was a particular proud day for Practical Inspiration Publishing, with ELEVEN  of our authors shortlisted this year.

Our finalists are, by category:
Start Up/Scale Up: Michael Buckworth, Built on Rock; Rob Kerr, Project Future; David Pattison, The Money Train
Sales & Marketing: Lucy Werner and Hadrien Chatelet, Brand Yourself
Business Self-Development: Janie Van Hool, The Listening Shift
Work & Life: Grace Marshall, Struggle; Jo Richardson, Ignite
Wellness & Wellbeing: Sarah Kuipers, The Thriving Giver
Short Business Book: Ruth Murray-Webster and Eleanor Winton, The Disruption Game Plan
Specialist Business Book: Jo Filshie Browning, Scientifically Speaking
Business Journey: Babs Omotowa, From Storeroom to Boardroom

See the full shortlists for each category here. Winners will be revealed on 16 May, 2022.

We’re keeping EVERYTHING crossed!


Grace Marshall in WellDoing Magazine


Grace Marshall, author of Struggle, invites us to think about the hard times differently in WellDoing Magazine.

How To Change How You Think About the Hard Times

How we respond to life’s challenges makes all the difference We have coaches available to support you – find yours here “It shouldn’t be like this. It shouldn’t be this hard. I shouldn’t be struggling.” Sometimes our biggest struggle with struggle is the fact that we’re struggling. Why is this so hard?

Grace Marshall talks about Struggle in Forbes

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‘It’s where we step outside of the familiar, into new territory, or go beyond our comfort zone and into the stretch zone. Where there are no guarantees, and ‘success’ is uncertain and far into the horizon.’

Grace Marshall, author of Struggle, talks to Forbes about a new way of thinking about struggle.

Why We Struggle With Struggle

We all know that struggle is an inevitable part of life. But despite our many stories of overcoming adversity, struggle remains a taboo. We speak to Grace Marshall, the author of a new book Struggle, where she asks the question: have we got it all wrong about getting it wrong?