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Working with your hands

March 6, 2012


It was June 17th and I went to the work site, also known as my home, and I told the lead builder: ‘I have good news and bad news’ I said ‘What is the bad news’ he said, being a good Irish man ‘I will be working here come Monday’ I said, with a wry […]

Distinguished competencies

February 12, 2011


I came across a recent video of a talk by Daniel Goleman , and found it fascinating. It starts off with a really interesting insight on the correlation of IQ and EQ, they are not correlated! He goes further to suggest that the majority of companies tend to screen a lot on IQ, meaning everyone […]

Possibility thinking

January 27, 2011


“If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” – Gandhi Language is very powerful, listen to someone like Wade Davis and he will tell you it could be the most powerful part of being […]

Feeling a bit overwhelmed?

January 3, 2011


Have you come back to a long list of things to do in the next few weeks? Saw this article today, thought I would share, here are the key highlights: Make a list. Write down everything you need to do on a piece of paper. Do the quick hits. Take 15 minutes, no more, to […]

When is enough, enough?

September 2, 2010


I had a debate on which picture to choose for this blog, I had a bigger debate on whether to write this blog, and really this blog is all about the biggest debate I have with myself – which I am finding out to be a secret debate that a lot of other people are […]

On luck…

April 7, 2010


Came across this article recently, and thought it would be a great one to share. I am also a believer in ‘objective optimism’ and found this story really interesting! The work is from Richard Wiseman who is a psychologist at the University of Hertfordshire. Enjoy! And please comment with your reactions… +++++++++++++++++++++ A decade ago, […]

What did you study at Uni?

March 22, 2010


Thanks to a bunch of folks off-line and a couple on-line, I am back! It has been a really busy couple months since I returned from the holiday break. I graduated from my MBA, which was fun, and have recently picked up some work on the strategy for the UK business. All very exciting, although […]