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I Write a Piece Every Monday Based Upon a Lesson Learned or a New Idea

Some Fresh Old Wisdom from Thoreau and Dyer!

I was watching a video of an old talk by the recently deceased, Wayne Dyer, over the weekend. In it he referred to a quote from the great American author and philosopher, Henry David Thoreau, in which he set out his simple recipe for success in life. Thoreau said; ‘If...

Kiko Did Me A Favour!

I had the privilege of hearing Bernard Dunne, the former World Super Bantamweight Champion, speak at a networking event last week. In his short piece, Bernard talked about when in 2007, and the then European Champion tipped to be World Champion, he was stopped in his...

A Message for Myself

Today I had reason to do some research on the main challenges that businesses have faced in 2015. There were many surveys available for the US but it was more difficult to get data on business closer to home. The thing that was striking was that all of the issues...

The Challenge

The thing about restricting yourself to just 100 words is that it requires precision. There is a greater skill in cutting things down to the bare minimum than in including everything. Exclude the waffle and you get to the core of the issue. So, eliminate everything...

Clearing Out The Old!

The thing about things changing is that we often try to keep our environment and circumstances the same in order to try to hold onto something familiar to us. The problem is that a stale environment leads to stale thinking, stale energy and ultimately being stuck...

The Power of Keeping Score

It’s funny how we hear ourselves giving advice to someone and then we realise afterwards that we actually needed to hear that very advice ourselves. I had such a situation with a client and then again with a friend of mine during the week and on top of all of that I...