How to change your world with 20 seconds of Insane Courage

In my last post I mentioned using my ’20 seconds of insane bravery’ and promised to explain in a later post. I love this idea.  I came across it originally in the movie: We Bought a Zoo. “You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just … Read moreHow to change your world with 20 seconds of Insane Courage

Netting A Butterfly

My friend @melisacollett recently described what she felt it must be like inside my head.  She thinks it’s like a field full of butterflies*, each butterfly a cool new idea.  My problem, as she sees it, is my inability to pick just one butterfly.  This means it appears like I am procrastinating.   Too many butterflies … Read moreNetting A Butterfly

Reviews of the Books I Read in March

I originally wrote about the importance of reading widely in this post. (Also see my notes at the bottom of that post for alternatives to traditional ‘reading’).  Each month I post a brief run down of what books I read during the month, and give my opinions on each one In March I read  2 books and … Read moreReviews of the Books I Read in March

(Why You Must) Read*, Learn, Grow

learn from others

  If you ever want some entertainment pick one of my ‘soap-box topics’, light the blue touch paper and stand well back for the show.  Now, I’m usually a fairly balanced person but those who know me know how this goes.  If a topic come up about which I am deeply passionate, my “enthusiasm” can be rather like a … Read more(Why You Must) Read*, Learn, Grow

Resolving To Be Better (A New Year Retrospective)

Resolving To Be Better

This is really a sister post to A Christmas Retrospective I shared at the end of last year.  That one was about how to ask for help with a particular problem.  This time it is much more traditional in that it is team focussed and is to do with reviewing how good our habits are. In many cultures, … Read moreResolving To Be Better (A New Year Retrospective)