Affirmation and Leadership

Affirmation and Leadership

What is affirmation? I’m reading Extraordinary Influence by Tim Irwin.  Tim is an Organisational Psychologist and shares insights based on his research and years of experience. Experience tells us that the best bosses and leaders give public praise and private...
Changing your Mindset with Cheese

Changing your Mindset with Cheese

Cheese vs Veganism When the conversation comes around to my change to veganism, one question which keeps cropping up is “I would love to go vegan, but I can’t give up my cheese” Aside from smoking, drinking and gambling, eating cheese seems to be the number 1...
Happy Birthday Mum

Happy Birthday Mum

August 23rd is my Mum’s birthday. I always take some time on this day to reflect on the ways she inspired me through her life and stories. Here is a transcript of the Eulogy I gave at her funeral. Says it all for me: Early Life before the War. Our Mother was...
Is our World at a Cross Roads?

Is our World at a Cross Roads?

Introduction This morning I read a book by Ben Shapiro entitled the Right Side of History. The Author, an Orthodox Jew by birth, cites the Bible and the works of the Athenian Philosophers as the reason for the rise of the West over the last 200 years. In the book he...
The 2 step Process to Changing Our Identity.

The 2 step Process to Changing Our Identity.

If we want to change an outcome it is necessary to delve a bit deeper into our identity to understand the underlying behaviours and habits which support it.    My weight loss journey For years I was a dieter.   There had been some success, having twice...