Monthly Archives: March 2011

Is This What is Holding You Back?

Earl Nightingale wrote the following piece on attitude and self image. Speaking for myself, it is so, so true. Now, right here, we come to a rather strange fact. We tend to minimize the things we can do, the goals … Continue reading

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Honest Serving Men

Rudyard Kipling wrote a poem accompanying the Elephant’s Child in his Just So Stories opening with: I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew) Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Yourself

This is the simple creed that Coach John Wooden kept in his wallet since his father gave it to him at the age of 12. Wooden was the legendary coach of the UCLA Bruins basketball team that won an unprecedented … Continue reading

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A Great Boss

I had dinner last week with a younger colleague, who had recently joined our company. Conversation got round to office politics. My colleague described his boss as a great teacher. I think that to describe your manager as a great … Continue reading

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