My beloved cooked some rice. It’s only taken him 38 years. But cook rice he did. After asking, of course, how to do it, what pan to cook it in, how he might successfully add the peas and onions he had in mind as a tasty addition to it. And indeed, it was most excellent.… Read More That’s rice . . .
Just occasionally problem-solving can be staring-us-in-the-face-simple. Our grandson was playing with a sort-shaping bucket and its geometric shapes just begging to be posted through a lid. Me with my adult wisdom and experience? I was encouraging our boy to put the shapes through the right holes. And for even added value, I was naming the… Read More Too easy . . .
John L Brekke asks, “Have you heard the term ‘other-oriented?’ To be other-oriented is the need (some would suggest compulsion) to be so fully focused on the other person so as to lose the sense of self-consciousness.” Now there’s an idea.
I really like Natalie Campbell’s The Followership Game for the thoughts it provokes about non-traditional leadership models and images. It expands the notion of leadership into a modern era where leaders are seen to exist in all aspects of life – not just in organisations. Take micro-leaders for example – influencers perhaps in a community,… Read More Outside the box . . .
Paul McGee (Self-Confidence)
In their book Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth, father and son Ed Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener put pay early on to the myth that you need to be a monetary millionaire to be wealthy. True wealth, according to them, is instead a healthy, well-balanced combination of several elements: Life satisfaction and happiness Spirituality… Read More Be happy . . .
“Cos love is a giving with no need of returnIt lends itself to everythingAnd maybe someday man will seeThat love is a lesson money never taught us to learnLove is the power to haveWithout the premise that there’s nothing for free” Roddy Frame
“Some people never say the words ‘I love you’. It’s not their style to be so bold. Some people never say those words: ‘I love you’ But, like a child, they’re longing to be told” (Paul Simon).
If you’ve never checked out Dan Rockwell’s Leadership Freak, give it a try – his enthusiasm for all-things leadership is infectious. This particular article took my interest today: 4 Self-limiting statements you must stop saying today. Guilty? So what are you going to do about that?