CHAPTER ONE I walk down the street. There’s a hole in the sidewalk. It is a very deep hole. I fall in … I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. CHAPTER TWO I walk down the same street. There’s a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend […]

Each morning we turn the door handle and walk out into a larger world. Turning the door handle can be a moment of adventure, or dread. Of anticipation, or anxiety. Of purpose, or habit. Whatever the moment, what is helpful is to turn the door handle with some sense as to what is the inner […]

Yeah. You heard me. I’m talking to YOU. I’m looking you right in the eyes and telling you that you don’t stand a chance. I’m telling you that if you can look through this list and say “yes” to three or more of these items, then you should be seriously worried. Here goes: Because you […]

This amazing cartoon video challenges us to ask ourselves the million dollar question: “What does success look like for me?” It’s a question I ask in my Brand YOU workshops, and its one of THE most challenging questions in today’s world and society. What does success look like for you? Who’s definition of success are […]

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You have to jump

27 November, 2017

You have to take a leap of faith. Too many people hang around on the edge of the cliff of life, watching others soaring by – with a skip in their step, a smile on their face, and a whole lot of ‘good times’ going on. And do you know why they are soaring with […]

In his book Good Work, the economic thinker E.F.Schumacher describes the ‘longing for freedom’ that has become so widespread in society today: I don’t want to join the rat race. Not be enslaved by machines, bureaucrats, boredom, ugliness. I don’t want to be a moron, robot, commuter. I don’t want to become a fragment of […]

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14 September, 2017

RUOK? Day is today. Started by Gavin Larkin, RUOK? Day is a reminder to all of us to ask someone we know who might be struggling with life, if they are OK? While RUOK? Day is a once a year event, asking someone if they are OK is not — it’s something we can and should do […]

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