What has been holding me back?

I have been somewhat successful in my career up until now and have excelled at all that I have endeavoured at. Which makes this period of ‘career stage fright’ very troubling fo me. I wrote down the reasons I came up with when thinking as I walk on the beach. They are excuses not reasonsContinue reading “What has been holding me back?”

Two thieves

Do you live life with regret? Do you find regrets prevent you from making the best decisions tomorrow? The creeping voice in your head, regrets about yesterday’s decisions that hurt your tomorrow. You can use those foibles as fuel, pushing you to action. “I wish I’d done better in that project” “I should have saidContinue reading “Two thieves”

Learning from a walk

I have been walking more recently, walking to think, walking to get healthier, just walking anywhere with whoever will walk with me. I read once in a wonderful book by Sidney Poitier a quote that has always stuck with me; There is something that happens when you walk somewhere with with someone, its unspoken butContinue reading “Learning from a walk”

The enemy of great is not bad, its good enough

I was sitting in Costa this morning “Hop reading”. Its basically where I hop from one subject to the next in an ADHD, Jazz like riff of reading one article or link or Video and then after the hour I have been all over the place, ending up reading a completely different topic to theContinue reading “The enemy of great is not bad, its good enough”

Lessons learned this week

How many convenience stores do you have close to you? I was telling someone the other day how easy it would be to buy something and learned that they live in the countryside and that their nearest store to buy that product was a hundred miles away. I made a common mistake which we allContinue reading “Lessons learned this week”

Fish and chips by the sea while reading books about the sea

Some weekends the pleasure of being alive is just within reach and the warmness of the moment is understandable also. It’s a gift to be alive. And each moment, each breathe we take is literally the chance of a lifetime.

Take your time

I have worked in consulting for over 20 years and it has always been the same. An expectation that you know everything and you must reply quickly to the client or what is the point? they have hired you as an expensive expert after all! So the industry has all sorts of clever and notContinue reading “Take your time”

No crabby pants allowed only happy clams

As I write this post the bank holiday weekend still has half of Monday left but I can say without a shadow of a doubt that it has been one of my best long weekends for ages. I am at peace with ‘the me’ down at the beach. Whether it be short walks on theContinue reading “No crabby pants allowed only happy clams”

Surprising Sunday

Sunday surprised me with some lovely blue skies, light winds and no rain. I suppose as it is a bank holiday that explains so many people walking up and down the beach paths. I hope you do forgive me for taking yet another photo of my Hut and path outside, I could take a photoContinue reading “Surprising Sunday”