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.

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”

Perspective

Not sure why I remember this today but it just came back to me this morning. I remember travelling to Scotland years ago, we went right up to the Northern most tip of our beautiful island. I had driven for over a day, got a boat /ferry to get to Lochinver, Sutherland in western Scotland.Continue reading “Perspective”

Writing Thank you

In the last five years I have taken to writing letters again, yes thats right real old fashioned letters. The reason why was when I found in a shoebox a bunch of letters from my grandad to our family, how wonderful to see, hold and smell a link to him so many years after heContinue reading “Writing Thank you”

Preparation Prevents Poor Performance

As an executive and in the pandemic where zoom calls are more common place, I am on more calls now Not all calls are as prepared as they can be. The phrase, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression,” is spot on. We can get a huge advantage if we startContinue reading “Preparation Prevents Poor Performance”