In a sentence...
"If you take risks and face your fate with dignity, there is nothing you can do that makes you small; if you don't take risks, there is nothing you can do to that makes you grand, nothing. And when you take risks, insults by half-men (small men, those who don't risk anything) are similar to… Continue reading Risk
Michael Schrage has written about what great organisations do. And his term for it is: "Who do you want your customers to become?" I think this is similar to asking "what change do you want to make?". Harley Davidson is an amazing brand, worth billions of dollars. Not because they make the best bikes in… Continue reading Creating Tension
What are the brick walls in your life?
The decisions you've made so far have gotten you to where you are. However, the decisions that you make now, going forward, don't need to be and in a lot of cases should not be influenced by what you've done in the past. Every decision is an opportunity to stand still for a… Continue reading Decisions
Motivation is overrated!
The origin of the word amateur comes from the Latin word "amare". Amare means "to love". An amateur is someone who does something out of pure love for what they do. So yes, I am an amateur. But if I'm an amateur, what does that make you?
In one sentence...
Here's a question for you; would you let aliens look after you? A few years ago I went to Switzerland. Apart from the epic scenery and mountains, the main thing that I remember are the cheese and chocolates. So much dairy has to come from somewhere and as part of our trip we couldn't help… Continue reading Switzerland, Veal, Aliens And Life
Most things worth doing are actually really simple. It's simple to get fit - just eat right and work out a few times a week. It's simple to learn an instrument - just practice a little bit every day. It's simple to learn a new skill - keep reading and applying your new knowledge. It's… Continue reading It’s Simple…