Category: Life Observations

Wishing for change in your life?

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Change is sometimes hard.  I well remember my experience many years ago, I was in a change management role at the beginning of a restructure, out in a site where

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5 strategies for enjoying a simple and powerful life…. Taking care of you first and then others…

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Three years ago, when I was caring for my partner, who was ill with cancer, I learnt some valuable lessons about how important it is to take care of ourselves

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Does your lifestyle balance work for you right now?

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The summer holidays in NZ got me thinking about work and lifestyle and what makes it work or not work for people at different stages of their lives.   In

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What’s one big difference between Empathy and Sympathy?

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  It’s part of our nature to want to fix things when someone is sad, ashamed or unhappy. We often soothe our children with food, tell the people we lead

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Love, Time and Attention are our greatest gifts

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I have been reflecting a bit on my year today.  I have learnt some very valuable lessons in life over the past 3-4 years around where my love, time and

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A field of dreams

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A Kellogg School of Management professor conducted a study a few years back and found people regret things they didn’t do far more than things they tried but failed at. I am

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Mindset over matter….

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Whether it’s in business or in your life outside of work there are some basic premises around your choices in terms of your mindset. I wrote some time ago in

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There is never enough time to do all the nothing I want….

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We talk a lot about time.  “I’m too busy” “I’m late” “I don’t have time” Words we repeat again and again throughout our lives. Time is elastic though, when we

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What do you believe in and why? 

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Over the past two years I had several large life changing experiences. They made me realise how much what I believe in and care about, had changed over my lifetime. 

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Do you swim with the Swans or the Ducks?

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One of the paradigms I talked about in my April article was ‘The more we are grateful, love and accept ourselves and others the more happiness we can generate’ ……I

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