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Posts Tagged ‘story’

Taming Your Personal SatNav Gremlin

Taming Your Personal SatNav Gremlin

05/27/2012  |  No Comments

Do you ever have the feeling that someone else is messing up all your carefully laid-out plans on purpose? Read more...

How to Nourish the Heart of your Business

How to Nourish the Heart of your Business

11/14/2011  |  2 Comments

It’s about the stories we carry within us, often ones we heard as children, Read more...

A True Hero's Journey

A True Hero’s Journey

10/04/2011  |  1 Comment

Joseph Campbell is one of the most unique and inspiring people I've ever come across. I first became aware of... Read more...

Tell Your Own Compelling Business Story

Tell Your Own Compelling Business Story

04/22/2011  |  No Comments

An interview session, Podcast & YouTube Teaser for your business... Read more...

What’s your Wonderland?

What’s your Wonderland?

01/20/2010  |  No Comments

My post yesterday, where I talked about Shadow Artists was, of course, only one version of 'my story' - a story of struggle and what was missing. The way we tell our personal stories - to others and to ourselves - has a great impact on how we go forward in our lives; whether that story is empowering or whether it keeps us stuck in an endless loop, doomed to repeat the same mistakes over and over. Read more...

Are you Faking It?

01/19/2010  |  No Comments

Are you doing what you love? Something that you've dreamed of doing? longed for? Or are you doing something close -... Read more...

Stop Making Sense… Suicide and Six Year Olds

Stop Making Sense… Suicide and Six Year Olds

06/03/2009  |  No Comments

Three weeks ago, I took a birthday cake into school to celebrate Hal’s birthday. Juan was a star – he’d made a birthday crown for Hal and his classmate, Yedra, who was also celebrating her birthday. We sang happy birthday in Spanish and English for both of them and they got to blow out candles –double cake all round! It was lovely. Juan ran the party in such a way that all the kids got cake, juice, party balloons and had fun in the class, then got to run it all off outside in the patio straight afterwards. As we were clearing up, he mentioned that in September Hal will be going up to the ‘primera’ – the first class in the big school, rather than infantil. I asked him what he would do then and he shrugged, smiled and said – be here, of course, teaching the little ones – it’s what I do! He seemed fine and to be genuinely enjoying himself. And when I picked Hal up from school later that day, Juan had collated all the birthday pictures the other kids had drawn for him into a little book. It was a wonderfully thoughtful memento to give a child of their key milestones in their childhood… Read more...