YOU are numero uno!

By | September 23rd, 2019|Accountability, Challenge, Communication, Confidence, Habits, Learning, Personal Leadership|

September has been a month of ‘getting back on it’ after a reasonably quiet and lazy summer for me. By back on it, I mean [...]

Learning from stupidity ……mine!

By | January 29th, 2019|Accountability, Challenge, Confidence, Learning, Lesson learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership|

Yesterday I made a pretty stupid mistake that is embarrassing to admit, but in the spirit of openness and sharing (and good timing because I [...]

How do YOU measure YOUR success in life?

By | November 28th, 2018|Accountability, Challenge, Confidence, Goal setting, Learning, Personal Leadership, Priorities, Productivity|

  Measurement is important in every facet of life isn’t it? We need to be able to judge progress, ensure things fit, recognise contribution and [...]

Outside In – the Magic Mirror

By | September 19th, 2018|Accountability, Communication, Confidence, Leadership, Learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

One of the things that holds organisations, teams and individuals back is the inability to see ourselves as others see us, we get locked into [...]

Every Day is a school day

By | May 23rd, 2018|Challenge, Confidence, Learning, Team work|

I had an interesting experience at the weekend entering Tiggy, my Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla, into her first working, test the result - fun, frustration, insights, [...]

Learning’s from my Silent Retreat

By | December 31st, 2017|Challenge, Confidence, Learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership|

Just before Christmas I joined a group of c50 other people on retreat at Gaia House, a centre for Buddhist learning in deepest darkest Devon. I [...]

Three reasons you can’t see what you are looking for

By | June 26th, 2017|Challenge, Communication, Conversations, Leadership, Learning, Productivity, Team work|

Any Dad out there will I am sure have been on the receiving end of this (often semi-sarcastic) refrain “are you Dad looking again?” when [...]

Do you catch ‘them’ doing it well?

By | May 19th, 2017|Communication, Conversations, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

This blog was inspired by a couple of events, brought together after listening to the Radio 2 Thought for the Day slot last Friday – [...]

4 Things to Focus on over Christmas

By | December 15th, 2016|Communication, Confidence, Leadership, Learning, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

Welcome to the last blog of the year (non Aconcagua related at least), it certainly doesn’t feel like 12 months since I was writing something [...]

What do you want to do when you grow up?

By | June 28th, 2016|Accountability, Challenge, Confidence, Conversations, Leadership, Learning, Personal Leadership, Productivity, Strategy, Vision|

Back in 1974 when I was just 5 years old, I was travelling in our battered old Peugeot 504 (KLH 666 :-)) from Njoro down [...]