“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 […]Read More Doing verse Being
“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 […]Read More In the Beginning there was….
“When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Monday’s and the start of the week can make people feel worried, upset or even depressed at the prospect of the week to come. I came across a phrase recently that really struck a chord with me. The phrase […]Read More Are you feeling Life-Tired or lebensmude?
“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 […]Read More Stress and the pressures of life
“…there are people who try to look as if they are doing a good and thorough job, and then there are the people who actually damn well do it, for its own sake.” ― John D. MacDonald, Free Fall in Crimson Further to the first article, I wrote “Work is a relationship” on the nature […]Read More What exactly is a Work 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 […]Read More Work is a relationship
““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 […]Read More Dealing with difficult discussions?
“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 For many people here in the UK, this is the first […]Read More Work is a Relationship thing
“If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which I considered to be the most useful to the men of our century, I should simply say: in the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.” ― Leo Tolstoy, Essays, Letters and Miscellanies Earlier […]Read More Mindfulness at work – how to practice?
“Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia. (…) You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you’ll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.” ― […]Read More 385 mindful people