Category Archives: Gratitude

Live Your Life to the Fullest

One of my brother’s life long friends died a week ago, just two days after his 45th birthday. Nigel died less than four months after his diagnosis of oesophogeal cancer. It made me reflect, especially as I head to my … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Receiving

I had an interesting conversation with my mentor the other day about The Law of Receptivity from Bob Burg and John David Mann’s book The Go Giver. The fifth law from The Go Giver is the Law of Receptivity: The … Continue reading

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What Makes You Happy?

Dr Dan Baker, author of the best selling book What Happy People Know, conducted a lengthy study into what actually makes people happy. Surprisingly, happiness was not created by money, position, celebrity status or even food or sex. The top reasons are gratitude … 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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New Tracks in the Snow

It snowed overnight. This morning, I went out for a walk in the Burrs Country Park with my dog and delighted in the child-like pleasure of being the first person to walk in the snow around parts of the park. … Continue reading

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10.5 Great Happenings in 2010

These are the 10.5 happenings that I am really grateful for from last year. Valerie (my wife) got her second hip replacement and is almost completely pain free I realized that I am more than capable of getting a job … Continue reading

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