Standing by the edge

21 May 2019
standing by the edge

It’s lovely watching the world go by on the banks of the stream. The movement of the water can be so tranquil. But even better is to step in and be part of the flow. Metaphorically speaking, we can only be in the same river once. Little steps take courage – and you have enough. […]

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On talking…

20 May 2019
on talking

As Stephen Hawking put it in 1993: “For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imagination. We learned to talk and we learned to listen. Speech has allowed the communication of ideas, enabling human beings to work together to build the impossible. Mankind’s greatest […]

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Ways to find our story

18 May 2019
ways to find your voice

Finding your voice probably starts with finding your story. What is important enough for you to disrupt the status quo to change the conversation?

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Fruitful tenacity

17 May 2019
fruitful tenacity

After finishing yesterday’s thoughts on generous persistence I walked up the valley. It takes time to adjust our perspective and the physical rhythm of walking helps, wherever we are. Readjusting my gaze, I started to notice an abundance of generous persistence all around me. The new fern shoots starting to unfurl through the dusty ground. […]

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Generous persistence

16 May 2019
generous-persistence

“Generous persistence” Isn’t this a great phrase? It sums up the kind of person I want to be and suspect the world around me needs. It caught my attention on replaying Seth Godin’s Akimbo podcast for last week – Fooled by Spectrum. But I also know that when stretched my tendency is to let go […]

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Emotional connections

15 May 2019
emotional connections

We live in a strange world. We talk about emotional connections as a matter of course. And our emotional lives are much more visible, on the surface, than would have been the case decades ago. But I wonder if our emotional connections are as real. At least most of the time. Are we too used […]

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