Doing verse Being

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” ― Bernard M. Baruch Our lives are ordered by the things that we do. The activities that we undertake and the results or outcomes that are achieved. We have developed our learning and development […]

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In the Beginning there was….

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ― Aristotle In the beginning, there was….. A raisin. “A what? What on earth are you going on about?” Let me explain and it will all become clear. One of the first; possibly the most basic of all mindfulness practices, is called the Raisin Practice. It is […]

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Stress and the pressures of life

“The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over.” ― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience I have been silent for a while. Not in the speaking sense, but from a blog posting […]

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Work is a relationship

“Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor; in short, for a sort of life rather than a Monday through Friday sort of dying.” ― Studs Terkel Like it or not, but work does define your life. I know […]

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Dealing with difficult discussions?

““Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.” ― Socrates In the world of work having difficult conversations, whether it is with your boss, a co-worker or a customer, are an inevitable part of management. How should you prepare for this kind of discussion? How do you find the right words […]

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