What Does It For You?

Music (currently Joshua Radin- My, My Love), Coffee-House (Harris and Hoole Barnet), “Flat-White please.” Writing (currently my Blog), In this Armchair, I’m sitting grinning. Right now does it for me. Doesn’t have to be for long. But if I haven’t done it for a long time. I know it. I get irritable. I get disconnected. […]

Why Not To Pull Your Punches When You Evaluate?

Quick to learn new information, read new tips, absorb information and embrace a process of change. Start with good intentions and great gusto. Success or failure comes and it’s too easy to keep going and forget to evaluate the results. Even if we have review periods built in, it’s all too easy to move straight […]

What’s The Impact Of Not Reaching Your Goals? I’m Going To Enjoy The Pain Of Failure Now…

“Whoever scores the most goals wins the game.” If it’s true in sports, it’s true in our own, personal development, too. Although we may not be competing against another team, the biggest opposition that we’re up against is ourselves. I don’t know about you, but I find that if I am not careful I can […]

Get Easy Results Without A Personal Development Addiction

Ok- so here’s the deal. There’s so many ‘tools’ we want to try out, ‘things’ we want to learn, ‘skills’ and approaches we want to develop. I sometimes find it overwhelming. Do you? I’m a harsh self critic which doubles the challenge. In a quick braindump here’s a few things in my personal development list […]

You’ll probably have come across Simon Sinek and his first book ‘Start With Why.’ You may have seen his Ted talk which has been seen 14 million times. This is his new book, and take 45 minutes out to watch this video. It’s more than worth it. Here’s some blurb about the video

In this in-depth talk, ethnographer and leadership expert Simon Sinek reveals the hidden dynamics that inspire leadership and trust. In biological terms, leaders get the first pick of food and other spoils, but at a cost. When danger is present, the group expects the leader to mitigate all threats even at the expense of their personal well-being. Understanding this deep-seated expectation is the key difference between someone who is just an “authority” versus a true “leader.”