Go Again

Go Again

I am not a big fan of New Years Resolutions. At any point in your life, you can start over. You can reset. You can go again. But with the start of a new calendar year, and after a period of festive reflection, now is as good a time as any to make plans and to refocus...
Balance

Balance

As individuals we are changed by significant events in our lives. Equally when a major event happens on the planet, we are changed not just individually but collectively too. Sometimes planetary events change the circumstances of life for many, many people. Such as...
Flow

Flow

At the end of last month psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi died. He will be best remembered for his work on the flow state and his book Flow. The flow state, sometimes called ‘in-the-zone’, occurs when we are fully absorbed in what we are doing, and time passes...
The 8th Habit

The 8th Habit

Fifteen years after publishing his hugely successful 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, in 2004 Stephen Covey published the sequel, The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness. I consider Covey’s first book to be a classic in the personal development field. And...
Change The Narrative

Change The Narrative

Over the weekend it was the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the USA. These attacks precipitated the War on Terror and the Western led invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan. However you care to look at these wars the foreign policy outcomes achieved as a...