Training, practice and dedication -- it doesn’t happen overnight or with one morale-boosting motivational speaker.
Just like that, six months have flown by. To be honest, it actually feels like it's been longer, like this has been the norm
I was in Akumal, Mexico and learned that it was the season to see turtles hatch and make their perilous journey to the sea. The experience was unforgettable because in watching those little creatures struggle for the water, I saw myself and how everyone's journey to transformation can be fraught with pitfalls and traps. But more on that in a minute. Let's get back to the night of the turtles....
I sat in a meeting this morning facilitating a difficult discussion, wishing I could have bottled the experience in the Andes to share with these people. That selfless desire to help others succeed and the determination to do something incredible was a heady mixture.
I don't want to be the kind of father that seeks to make up for his own shortcomings by hot-housing his kids, except that's exactly what I want to do when it comes to my sons learning music.
For a 47 year old business man who spends his life working with companies around the world and a hobby of participating in
It was hard, very hard, but it's true that time heals. When we go through something like that, we think it's the end of the world. As time goes by and we reflect on our experience, we start to put things into perspective and realize important things, the things that truly matter. It was the same for me.
I will always miss Nanny Carol, who gate-crashed weddings and fed her dog caviar and who danced in the kitchen and used words without caution, but I'll always have had her in my life, and her wonderful madness is etched, eternally, into my genes.
I have learned a tremendous amount since training to be a coach and being a coach. I have learned a lot about me in the process. I learned so much about myself that I didn't know, or if I did know I was not aware of it. A lot had been stuffed down inside somewhere, and I have managed to excavate and find it.
A new "rigorous, engaging and tough" national curriculum is critical to Britain's future economic success, David Cameron