“Look back in memory and consider … how many have robbed you of life when you were not aware of what you were losing, how much was taken up in useless sorrow, in foolish joy, in greedy desire, in the allurements of society, how little of yourself was left to you; you will perceive that… Read More Only here once . . .
Sometimes it’s good to be stuck in the in-between, even if it’s uncomfortable. (Jenny Odell)
The actor Sam Neill took up online tweeting in 2017. He says he’s not sure why. He’d been told that social media was important, but wasn’t really sure what it was. How refreshingly honest. And how wonderful that Mr Neill has embraced social media because without it we wouldn’t have some of the most authentic,… Read More Funny that . . .
Invited by world renowned singing teacher Dr Robert Alderson, to up sticks to Manchester to study opera, the now 25-year old Darwin Prakash tells a story of not telling his parents about the offer for fear they would not be on board with it. Prakash now has a full scholarship with the Royal Academy of… Read More Ssshhh . . .
There is no way to genuinely, powerfully, truly love yourself while crafting a mask of perfection. (Vironika Tugaleva)
I’m always intrigued when people ask for support around communication issues, or cite communication skills as being vitally necessary for the work they’re doing. Often when probed, I note that people find it hard to explain exactly what good communication is, and why it’s important. So I searched online and came up with this very… Read More Making sense . . .
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“Life’s not fair, is it? Some of us drink champagne in the fast lane, and some of us eat our sandwiches by the loose chippings on the A597 (Victoria Wood).” I loved Victoria Wood. I saw her on stage in the ’90s – an evening out to remember with my wonderful mum-in-law, where we laughed… Read More Time for tea?
“We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.” Alan Turing
Stumbling across this article was a pleasant surprise – Matt Abrahams gives some good advice and shares his personal experiences to help us to improve our performance at meetings and in presentations: Five Common Communication Mistakes (And How to Fix Them) – Learn how to be more effective at your next meeting or presentation. I… Read More Again and again . . .