Nutella ‘riots’ spread across French supermarkets I made a note of this story back in January when it surfaced. I just needed a little time to process my feelings about it. Perhaps a salient reminder that what’s important to one person may not be so to another? We’re all different. Thankfully. Read it – it… Read More Serieux?
“History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.” Bertie C Forbes
Mo Farah is in action today in front of his home crowd in the London Marathon, facing a world-class field, with the British record within his sights. I hope he does well. Describing what it’s been like to have to learn a whole new event, this is what he said: “The most difficult thing about… Read More Week after week . . .
Oval: The Tube station serving up food for thought This really is rather a nice, feel-good story. And the most wonderfully-named customer services manager Anthony Gentles, summed it up: “Words resonate. Even just one sentence can bring all sorts of emotion.” I wonder where else – perhaps at work, in your office, in a corridor,… Read More To inspire and encourage . . .
Thanks to Nathan Tanner for his excellent ideas on how to boost your success at work by tapping into all those amazing, highly productive moments you’ve had – especially when you’re feeling a little frustrated or down. So, how about: Keeping a “gratitude journal” – write down one thing you’re grateful for every day –… Read More Defining success . . .
Jonathan Duck was a business adviser … until he took over a company to see what it was like to run a business in practice. This is what he says about his experience: “It’s all in the people management; it’s all about trusting and delegating the team underneath you. The big difference between advising and… Read More Good to know . . .
“You can’t have an up without a down. You can’t have a left without a right. This is duality. If you have a problem, you must already have the solution. The question is, do you really want the solution, or do you want to perpetuate the problem?” Byron Katie
Someone was telling me about feedback they’d received on some work they’d done to support a colleague. While they absolutely acknowledged the significance of the progress the colleague had made, and the goals that had been achieved, they were also really taken with the feeling of happiness and satisfaction they were experiencing, simply knowing that… Read More Feeling good . . .