The scabs we cart around

Recently I had a conversation that went like this: The other person: ‘So and so’ felt you were a bit over excited about his suggestion. He felt like you were inauthentic. I mean, it was just a small suggestion. Me:

The scabs we cart around

Recently I had a conversation that went like this: The other person: ‘So and so’ felt you were a bit over excited about his suggestion. He felt like you were inauthentic. I mean, it was just a small suggestion. Me:

Moxy

‘I get knocked down But I get up again You’re never gonna keep me down’ –Chumbawamba, Tubthumping   Does anyone ever remember any other part of that song? Anyway, what a powerful set of words for Chumbawamba to have written.

Moxy

‘I get knocked down But I get up again You’re never gonna keep me down’ –Chumbawamba, Tubthumping   Does anyone ever remember any other part of that song? Anyway, what a powerful set of words for Chumbawamba to have written.

The 4 I’s

I am a firm believer in ingenuity: the ability of human beings to figure it out. One of my passions is fuelling the fire of ingenuity. That’s right, fuelling, not igniting. Because I believe that the fire of ingenuity is

The 4 I’s

I am a firm believer in ingenuity: the ability of human beings to figure it out. One of my passions is fuelling the fire of ingenuity. That’s right, fuelling, not igniting. Because I believe that the fire of ingenuity is

The ripple effect: individuals – groups – planet

I know a number of leadership coaches who focus on building personal leadership. Likewise, I know training and development professionals who focus on organizational development and effectiveness. And there are an increasing number of sustainability consultants who work with companies

The ripple effect: individuals – groups – planet

I know a number of leadership coaches who focus on building personal leadership. Likewise, I know training and development professionals who focus on organizational development and effectiveness. And there are an increasing number of sustainability consultants who work with companies

Leadership journeys: begin

I’ve had a lot of time to kill in airports. Thankfully, most airports have bookstores and more thankfully, I can spend hours in bookstores. What strikes me most is that no matter where I’ve been, in North America, Europe, Asia

Leadership journeys: begin

I’ve had a lot of time to kill in airports. Thankfully, most airports have bookstores and more thankfully, I can spend hours in bookstores. What strikes me most is that no matter where I’ve been, in North America, Europe, Asia

Vision

A friend recently asked me what my vision was. I told her: I always have the projections of 9-10 billion people on the planet by 2050 in my mind. Resource issues, economic instability and general uncertainty already abound, and could

Vision

A friend recently asked me what my vision was. I told her: I always have the projections of 9-10 billion people on the planet by 2050 in my mind. Resource issues, economic instability and general uncertainty already abound, and could

Listen closely and you’ll hear a million footsteps. Change is a-comin’

and it’s being led by the young’uns of this world. Are you ready? or are you are relic? Last Saturday I heaved myself out of bed and stumbled around to get ready. Friday night with the girls, not too wild,

Listen closely and you’ll hear a million footsteps. Change is a-comin’

and it’s being led by the young’uns of this world. Are you ready? or are you are relic? Last Saturday I heaved myself out of bed and stumbled around to get ready. Friday night with the girls, not too wild,

Tea: the beginning of the romance

At some point after I began to drink tea, I discovered the pleasure of pure teas. I was still a huge fan of full leaf Assams and gunpowder greens but didn’t really know much else. Beyond that, I had the usual

Tea: the beginning of the romance

At some point after I began to drink tea, I discovered the pleasure of pure teas. I was still a huge fan of full leaf Assams and gunpowder greens but didn’t really know much else. Beyond that, I had the usual

A shared cup

I can’t imagine life in India without tea. Get up in the morning (and if you’re a lucky duck), there’s bed tea. Yes, tea literally served in bed, first thing when you wake up. This wasn’t a tradition in my

A shared cup

I can’t imagine life in India without tea. Get up in the morning (and if you’re a lucky duck), there’s bed tea. Yes, tea literally served in bed, first thing when you wake up. This wasn’t a tradition in my

All the pretty flavored teas…

I used to love the sheer variety of blends of tea and tisanes. The mixes of flowers, fruit pieces, even innovative nuts, spices, cacao beans, etc. was so impressive that I wished I could just buy flavored teas to use as decorative potpourri

All the pretty flavored teas…

I used to love the sheer variety of blends of tea and tisanes. The mixes of flowers, fruit pieces, even innovative nuts, spices, cacao beans, etc. was so impressive that I wished I could just buy flavored teas to use as decorative potpourri