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Archive for January 2011

Is “you” the problem?

January 31, 2011

Have you ever been poked in the chest? Do you enjoy being poked in the chest? Somehow, I doubt it. Yet, so many of us do it to each other on a regular basis. In fact,  I did it big time to my partner just yesterday morning.  I realise that I have probably confused you, […]

The truth about lies?

January 23, 2011

Martin, a former neighbour of mine was summoned to see the headmaster at his ten year old son’s school.  The head came straight out with it: “Your son has been telling lies and we are not happy about that”.  Martin swiftly and firmly replied “If my son is telling lies, he must be afraid. Why […]

The great time management myth

January 17, 2011

Foreword  “We teach best that which we most need to learn!” Richard Bach  I’m actually a bit stressed out this Monday morning. I am allowing myself to be overwhelmed by quite a number of tasks I need to complete before travelling this evening to a training job.  I therefore need to read what I have […]

Are you a business Lothario/Lothariette?

January 10, 2011

A few days ago I remembered an email I’d received a couple of months back from an old buddy of mine. I wasn’t reminded of it’s content, more of what he had written at the foot of his note, beneath his name.  “Aspiring to live in a way where everybody’s needs matter.”  I was really […]

Happy New Year!

January 4, 2011

Just the shortest of posts to wish readers a Happy & Prosperous 2011! The regular Monday post will resume as of Monday 10 January. Watch this space! TRAINING – COACHING – FACILITATION – SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS