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A NASA engineer says: ‘Know what to ignore’

17 September 2013

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr James Brown from Florida.  (You can hear it here ) James was a NASA engineer and project manager for 16 years, including many years working on the space shuttle programme, has received several awards for his work, and these days lectures around the […]

 

What my daughter learnt about Mandela's leadership style

17 July 2013

As I write this article,  Mandela is on life-support. Maybe he will have passed on by the time you read it. However, his generosity of spirit has influenced, and will profoundly influence, for many generations. In his honour I’d like to share a story. It was a hot Monday afternoon in June 2007. Gazing up […]

 

The Pink Ribbon Calendar – a MUST BUY

8 October 2012

Do you enjoy different and unique art? Do you love stories of courage against all odds? And do you have any friends or family impacted by breast cancer? (1 in 9 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their life time.) If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any one of these questions, I urge you […]

 

The benefits of raising children French-style

27 September 2012

Did you know that French children are, on the whole, better behaved than those from most English-speaking Western countries? (And how does this relate to business? Good mannered children become thoughtful and well-mannered workmates, I’m sure you’ll agree.) In an extended visit to France earlier this year I never saw a French child having a […]

 

A Delightful Movie With A Message

26 November 2009

If you haven’t yet seen the movie ‘Julie and Julia’ with Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, treat yourself! Not only will you be delighted with brilliant acting but there’s also a modern theme about the power of influence. Can’t tell you too much – I’d hate to spoil the story! Just go and enjoy and […]

 

Random Act of Kindness Day – A Heart-warming Story Of A Life Lesson on respect.

1 September 2009

Have you ever ripped out a particularly inspiring clipping from a magazine or newsletter and tucked it in your diary, placed it somewhere around your desk, or even pinned it on the wall? Back in 1998 I’d done just that.  The beautiful and heart-warming piece I clipped came from ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul at […]

 

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