I run workshops for groups of people who work in medium and large organisations — be they leaders, high potentials, or a team or division. And one of the questions I ask my workshop participants is, “What are the attributes of a peak performer?” I explain that by ‘peak performance’ I mean ‘peak’; not just […]

A poet is somebody who feels, and who expresses his feelings through words. This may sound easy. It isn’t. A lot of people think or believe or know they feel — but that’s thinking or believing or knowing; not feeling. And poetry is feeling — not knowing or believing or thinking. Almost anybody can learn […]

Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. She put her observations into a book called The Top Five Regrets of the Dying. She writes of the phenomenal clarity of vision that people gain at the end of their […]

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