Live Untamed and Unafraid
This video has been circulating the web for the last few years and I love it because it’s so short, sweet and to the point. Listen to Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google, being interviewed by Fortune Magazine for a series called “The Best Advice I Ever Got.”
Schmidt discusses why having a talented coach is a crucial element for success.
Thanksgiving may primarily be an American holiday, but it’s one I genuinely believe we should all embrace. It’s not only a sentiment that holds true value for us a individuals and communities, but Science now shows just how much celebrating Thanksgiving and practising gratitude can truly elevate our levels of happiness… (more…)
Earlier today I posted my weekly inspirational quote on the Know No Limits Blog and this week I chose “To live an extraordinary life, you must resist an ordinary approach…” by Frank McKinney. I hadn’t initially made the connection but as I sit down to write the article it fits just perfectly.
One person who truly epitomises that quote, and the live untamed and unafraid ethos, is Adam Shepard. Adam recently dropped me a line and sent me a copy of his latest book to review. He’s definitely ‘resisted an ordinary approach’ – right from the age of 19 when he set of with $25 in his pocket (more…)
One of the practices that my clients find most valuable is setting a theme for the year, or part of the year? A bit like the Chinese have the ‘Year of the Dragon’, the ‘Year of the Tiger’ etc. I find it helps them get focused on where they are in their journey, what they want to achieve in the year ahead, and helps them stay motivated and committed. So what’s your theme for 2013? If you don’t already have one then take a few moments to reflect and get curious as to what it might be… (more…)
I’m writing this post from Geneva airport having just delivered 3 days leadership training in the French Alps for the Ski Club of Great Britain. It’s snowed for 3 days straight up in Tignes where the training course is taking place and I’m feeling quite reflective after a stunning bus ride back from the mountain past mountain streams, and snow covered trees and snowy French villages. It reminds me that despite challenging economics times and much turmoil in the world there is still much beauty and wonder to be thankful for. (more…)
I just received this in my inbox this morning and wanted to share it with you as it’s so simple, but yet so true!
“At long last, a 2 point Spiritual Litmus Test to see whether or not any old religious doctrine or modern day “ism” is worthy of celebration: (more…)
Ever thought of getting away from it all to clear your head and get some perspective? Then check out this article in ShortList Magazine this week where I’m featured as one of their experts/contributors. Just click the image below to read the article: (more…)