Spirit

Earlier this year, a pop-up shop in one of Hull's city centre arcades opened for business. In its window, attracting passers-by, was a golden nose. On offer inside was the chance for 'customers' (there was no financial transaction) to create their own nose-masks, cast from a mould of their faces taken on the shop floor. All craft materials, and coffee and tea, were laid on.
This is that one colour that when someone wakes you up in the middle of the night and asks what your favourite colour is, you say it off the bat.
Decide not to fume and vent against the world, the window cleaner, your boss or the kids. Just be. Be still. Allow life to arise around you, and if you invest yourself in anything, let it only be things that bring love to the surface of your heart and soul.
When I first read Ken Doherty's quote it struck an immediate chord - there are so many lessons from sport that can help us to win in business. Stamina, Speed, Strength, Skill and Spirit - each on its own will propel us forwards, but together the five S's have the potential to be a winning formula.
I was brought up in an agnostic house- my parents were not particularly interested in religion and made it plain to us three children that we could do whatever we wanted. In a sense I am grateful to my parents who both came from relatively liberal families and were not that ingrained with God and the rest.
The rumors of illegal traction control, torque vectoring and other crafty KERS/transmission linking still move like a fog through the pit lane of Formula 1 this week in Japan. As the series gets set for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka, Red Bull is still discounting accusations that they have created a traction control, of sorts, using KERS and the suspension of their car which is not controlled via the FIA regulated ECU...
Nasa's $800m Mars Exploration Rovers have accidentally drawn a penis. The twin exploration vehicles Spirit and Opportunity
Nasa's $800m Mars Exploration Rovers have accidentally drawn a penis. The twin exploration vehicles Spirit and Opportunity
I say we make December 21st our time to get real, get fabulous and start changing things for the better, get soulful, get spiritualized, one thought at a time.