Who’s Job Is It Anyway?

I was reminded today in a post by Denis Hitchens of an old fable that still today has a disturbing ring of truth in it in some organisations. Once Upon A Time, in a very common enterprise, there were four people named …

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Success is …

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful” Albert Schweitzer, 1875-1965 Medical Missionary, Theologian, Musician, and Philosopher “Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure” Earl Wilson, 1907- Newspaper columnist “The key to success is to focus […]

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Coach yourself

Here’s a wonderful animation which makes you think of the five big questions that will get you ahead. http://www.fivebigquestions.com/swf/the_5.75_questions07.07.27.swf what’s going well for you? what are you trying to ignore? what’s boring you? how do you want to be remembered? who do you love? So, what next?

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Change .. or not?

Read my stars today so thanks to Jonathon Recamier for prompting this post. As always, Jonathon had oblique and cryptic references – this time, to leopards and caterpillars. It got me thinking. In the effort to ‘develop’ ourselves ought we to subscribe to the view that (a) a leopard cannot change its spots, or (b) […]

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So, where were you going???

A lot of people become confused. Lose their way. Get fatigued with all the struggling. End up doing nothing even though they had grand plans. Why is that? The Mad Hatter summed it up in Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. “If you don’t know where you’re going it doesn’t matter much how you get […]

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Communicate

Communication is the grease of life. If we fail to communicate, or communicate ineffectually, our relationships suffer, our quality drops and our results don’t meet expectations. Yet we communicate every day in every way. We have more devices to communicate with then ever and these speed up the process. So, how come ‘we’ are notoriously […]

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Find Your Purpose? Hmmm….

I recently did an experiential exercise in ‘finding your purpose’. I took far longer than I realised – time passed quickly as I was patting down walls and chairs, grovelling along a gritty grubby floor, talking aloud as I hit yet another obstacle, frustrated myself and talked myself out of giving up, analysed how this […]

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Success consists of a series of little daily victories

What is success to you? It is different for each of us. So bear in mind that your version of success is just as valid as anyone else’s. The best chance of success occurs when our goals or dreams are aligned with our purpose. Once you’ve worked out what success is for you, recognise that […]

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Surrender to your spirit

The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it – so fine that we often are on the line and do not know it! Ralph Waldo Emerson. Spirit knows no lack or limitation. When you trust with all your spirit, heart and soul, your faith is usually […]

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Create with powerful purpose

Be committed. Have a compelling reason for your goal – what will you or others get out of it? Focus your attention on what you want. A wishful thought is only a good intention until you put action in place. Take decisive action as if you could not fail. Know that the actions you take […]

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