Discovery is an activity that happens every day. It’s not only for the adventurer finding new secrets and artefacts in the Himalayas or the scientist diving to the depths of the ocean to find a new species.Continue reading
It’s possibly a common mantra in this day and age to set goals. To have something to aspire to helps with motivation and in turn provides feedback and a metric to know that we got there.
Goals are a great idea, for all those reasons above, boo yah!!!
However, what if my goal was to master my craft and become a manager? What happens after you’ve become a manager. The goal is complete, it was a jolly big goal, so what next? Once the metric has been achieved what do we then feel?Continue reading
For those of you that don’t know me. I am a doing person, I tend to always be on the go, there is a place to go to, there is a thing to see, there is an activity to do, ALWAYS.
In many ways this is great, and I love it, I’ve been able to achieve much, see many things, participate in things, work with great people, and see great results.Continue reading
Have you been direct?
Have you been encouraging? Continue reading
Recently I’ve noticed that I make a lot of assumptions and surprisingly some of them can be very small indeed. I noticed this especially when I saw a street sign; I completely misunderstood its meaning. The sign was for a café and I thought it was indicating an arrow for where to park. Continue reading
I’m standing at the top of a gorge and yell out “Cooee” and in anticipation I wait for the echo…… nothing. Usually I hear my call out back as an echo. I straighten myself out and stand tall and yell out even louder “Cooee”. A short wait and yet I hear nothing. I’m getting frustrated now and I shout even louder as my lungs feel like they are going to burst “COOEE, COOEE, COOEE” exasperated I wait and still I hear nothing, not a glimmer not even a faint hint of a returning voice. What happened to my echo? Where did it go? Continue reading
Amongst the everyday the mind copes will all kinds of things, good and bad. At any time, there could be something/s that make life seem more overwhelming.
As a chaplain, we’re used to providing an ear to listen, but we’re not super human, we’re normal and things can get overwhelming for us too. Continue reading
Everyday communication takes place between us, an aspect of that communication is dealing with compliments and criticism.
A colleague and I had an encounter that confused us, and I’m thinking the expression Negative Compliment (on the surface) seems to describe the situation. Continue reading
Driving along a road to nowhere in particular, there are signs with a number surrounded by a red ring, they are speed limits. And according to the laws of the land they are a safe recommended maximum speed to travel at. What do you do? Travel at that speed or ignore it and perhaps travel faster. Continue reading
How many times do we ask ourselves, grant me wisdom or perhaps I could really use some wisdom right now.
But are you ready for what wisdom demands? Continue reading