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June 25, 2017

The sleeper MUST awaken!

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"Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper MUST awaken!" Frank Herbert (From the novel Dune) Change means we need to think, and act, differently to deal with the change. And yes, with too much change, we can become overwhelmed. But without change, we atrophy, and we cease to grow. What change

June 18, 2017

I had a lesson in gardening yesterday

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I was helping a friend with her garden and we were putting in some new plants. I suggested a plant could go by a wall and she said, "It will never flourish there. That's a North facing wall. It needs to be out here so it gets some sun". To her it was obvious from

June 11, 2017

Where’s the good in what you do?

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I have been working on a task this last week that has really made me consider what I am proposing to do from the perspective of the people who will see it. I kept asking myself "Why would they like this?" and "Why is this good for them?" and "How will they react to this?"

June 8, 2017

Article: I am not a leader! (Better Business Focus)

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Many people would deny that they are a leader, and have no aspirations to be one. Is that true? Surely, we all affect other people around us in some way. If you follow that thought, it means everyone is always a leader. The question then is, “What kind of a leader am I in terms of the impact I have on those

June 4, 2017

I saw two people arguing

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I saw two people arguing last week, and it reminded me of that old saying about finding a solution rather than proving you are right. Both people were focused on themselves and their 'righteousness'. Both failed to get what they wanted. Both ended up being angry and walking away with a grudge. It didn't need