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Listening: Not for the Faint-Hearted

How good is your listening? Listening (as opposed to just hearing), is a dynamic activity, not a passive way to pass the time. It takes effort, focus and skill. It also means putting ourselves aside and fully paying attention to those we would listen to. Listening is not for the faint-heated, but the benefits are worth the effort.

By |2019-09-11T22:06:04+00:00September 11th, 2019|Listening|1 Comment

Read the Small Print

Much or our behaviour, and our thinking too, is guided by out of date information. Life is about opportunity, and there's nothing in the small print that says we 'should' or 'should not'.

By |2019-06-03T21:43:31+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Blog|1 Comment


Time is not a commodity, so it cannot be manipulated. It is not something we can pick up, contain, weigh, or manage even. Time - in the sense that we measure it, chart its progress and talk about it - is a concept created by mankind. Furthermore it is a concept that changes from culture to culture in how it is understood and appreciated, so it is not even universal. There are1440 minutes in a day. We all have equal access to them. So if you think you are 'time...

By |2019-05-10T21:28:47+00:00May 10th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

For Success, Embrace Failure

Being comfortable with setback, the possibility of rejection and even failure may be an advantage and a critical factor in achievement and success. Once we embrace failure as a part of the path to success we free ourselves from its drag and can invest more fully in creativity.

By |2019-03-03T20:05:02+00:00March 3rd, 2019|Resilience|0 Comments

Contemplating mindfulness

As we go about our business and the business of life we are expected to act. We behave as though our value to ourselves and others is based entirely on what we do or what we produce, rather than who we are. Some people are constantly saying how busy they are and how there is no time for this-and-that. The paradox is, the less time you think you have the more we can benefit from making space for contemplation.

By |2018-12-27T19:33:26+00:00December 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Contemplating mindfulness


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