Posted on July 31, 2014

Life Is a Series of Jump Shots

One of the books that I’m reading at the moment is “The Hoops Whisperer” by Idan Ravin.  In it, I found this fantastic quote. “Life boils down to a series of jump shots: Some you make, some you miss, some you wish you’d taken, some you ...

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Posted on July 31, 2014

Get Off the Couch and Start…

Steve Way leading the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games at the one mile mark Seven years ago, Steve Way was sitting on his couch at home, smoking 20 cigarettes per day and eating take-away curry every night. He weighed 16 and a half stone (102 ...

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Posted on July 28, 2014

My Two Alternate Dream Worlds

I live in two alternate dream worlds. In the first one, everything goes according to plan. None of my loved ones get sick or have their feelings hurt. Everyone is kind and considerate. I have lots of money and don’t have to work too hard to ...

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Posted on July 25, 2014

Always Take a Book

Wherever you go, take a book with you. When you go to visit the doctor and know that you will have to wait, it will help to make good use of the time. When you travel anywhere by train, bus or plane, a good book is a great way to maximise the ...

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Posted on July 24, 2014

Inspirational People – The Forest Man, Jadav Payeng

One of my new heroes, the Forest Man, Jadav Payeng In the North East of India, lies the largest inland island in the world, Majuli Island, which is home to over 150,000 people. Mainly due to significant deforestation, the annual monsoon ...

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Posted on July 22, 2014

Do You Live in a Pond or in the Ocean?

A pond is a small body of water. It has limited resources and there is only so much room. Of course, there are times when there is extra water from the rains that fall, but there are also periods of drought that puts extra pressure on all who ...

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Posted on July 21, 2014

Ideas and Action

Ideas seem to come from everywhere. They can come from a great book or an extraordinary speaker. They can come whilst walking along the street or through the Australian bush. They can come while you’re in the shower or on the toilet ...

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Posted on July 19, 2014

concept: employer company filter

Last week I was presented with an interesting challenge. I’ve been looking around a bit for companies and I would like to work for. Talking to a recruiter who had no idea how to slim down his list of clients he just passed me the list. The list ...

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Posted on July 19, 2014

They Or You?

Are they responsible for your happiness, or are you? Are they responsible for your career success, or are you? Are they responsible for your development, or are you? Are they responsible for the quality of your relationships, or are you? Are ...

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