Motivation

‘Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.

Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.

Don’t let the noise of others opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become Everything else is secondary.

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.’  Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs giving one of the greatest speeches ever. Stanford Uni.

From <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tuw8hxrFBH8>

The Cost of Meetings: Save Time and Money

The Cost of Meetings: Save Time and Money

The Cost of Meetings: Save Time and Money Meetings have become a crucial part of how we work nowadays, allowing people to collaborate, make decisions, and share information. However, they also use up a lot of an organization's time and money. When meetings are not...

VUCA or BANI and the Thinking Environment

VUCA or BANI and the Thinking Environment

  VUCA and BANI -and The Thinking Environment™️  What is VUCA and BANI?  I have been aware of VUCA as a good description of the challenges we face in society,  but since 2020 the pandemic has completely overhauled how we view the world. The acronym BANI has been...

Can you read this?

Can you read this?

Are you interested in finding out what it says? What would make you? Would you be curious to know how you could open up your mind to trigger your thinking to be more creative, more focused and open to hearing other peoples thinking? Embrace curiosity, independent...

Lighting the Fuse on thinking and listening

Lighting the Fuse on thinking and listening

Lighting the Fuse on Thinking and Listening If you hold a leadership position, are you igniting fireworks? Are you a leader cultivating inventiveness, and nurturing ingenuity? Are you a leader who allows the brilliance of uninterrupted thought? I hadn’t realised how I...

What’s an organisation’s best asset?

What’s an organisation’s best asset?

How do we develop an organisation's best asset?  Listening to your employees, easier said than done. You need psychological safety, trust in your manager and colleagues. This takes time but it can be done. Many organisations can change their way of working and in...

Fascinating

Fascinating

I started last weekend aware it would be a busy week but I knew what needed to be done. But things didn’t quite turn out the way I expected and I had insights into areas I didn’t expect. My partner decided he was in a great deal of pain and needed to go to A&E. He...

Inspiring Poem

Inspiring Poem

An Inspiring Poem for the day ahead. To the invisible geography That invites me to new frontiers To break the dead shell of yesterdays, To risk being disturbed and changed. May I have the courage today To live the life that I would love, To postpone my dream no longer...

Hearing Our Students

Hearing Our Students

I wonder what would happen if we allowed our students to carry on being heard in their schooling days. To think for themselves rather than herded into restrictive corridors of learning, with the aim of passing a set of standards instead of an outcome of critical...

What do you see?

What do you see?

What do you see? ?The eyes can see a depth to us that is difficult to describe. When you consciously stare into someone's eyes what do you see? What do you see when you stare at the mirror into your own eyes? ?What are you trying to see. I see the rawness, the need to...

The Mirror

The Mirror

The Mirror I recently put a post out about a drawing called ‘A Moment's Reflection’. It was a drawing of a kingfisher reflecting in a leaf. There was a post by Steve Hardison recently, and it was a paragraph about reflecting on yourself. It made me think, who was I...