The fight

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Sometimes you're not ready to stop fighting, even when you know you should, and that's ok. If the fight is in you and you can't express it in one way, you find another. But you have to express it, in whatever way you can , to get it out of you; you have to work it out for yourself. You may have ..


Dealing with anger

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Unless you are a brick wall, you are like all other human beings, and we all get angry. Never getting angry is not a realistic option. What we do with our anger is the important thing - and anger, like joy, is an inside job. Here are four steps I have learned on my journey to dealing w ..


Setting sail

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Here, now, this vessel breaks into open ocean, suddenly spilling from the sheltered bonds of that once safe harbour. Carried by the wind, finally free, catching the moon as it watches. Spinnaker lifting, tugging, leading me on; pulling me forward like the call of my heart. New lands and dis ..


What I see

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This is all there is. This immediate, embodied experience. Here. Now. Everything else is gone, or not yet here. Yet we see glimpses and glimmers and traces of it, just like the starlight that floods the universe and filters into our souls. The past. The present. The future. They all blend into ..


Work life balance and attitude

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Work life balance. We hear it a lot (but perhaps not enough). What does it really mean? I think, like success, it is very different for everyone. How much of that balance is a feeling? It is a fantastic sunny morning in the UK with not a cloud in the sky. I was woken at 4am by a melody of  ..


3 steps. (To the heart of the matter)

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3 steps. (To the heart of the matter) 1) You must - *must!* - exercise the body. Take care of it. Maintain it. 2) To do that you must free your mind. Educate it. Grow in understanding. But. 3) You must take care of your heart first. Not ..


Excellence as a habit

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Believe in yourself. Stay up all night and work outside of your habits, your boxes and your limitations. Know when to speak up, and when to shut up. Learn to shout. Learn total stillness. Emotion follows motion and form follows function. Admit the bad ideas and find inspiration EVERYWHERE. Be ..


Conversations for change

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One of the most radical things we can do is connect people to one another. That starts conversations toward a vision for change  ..


Embrace your inner rage

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Embrace your inner rage Not leadership advice you hear too often. But unless you can accept it, you can't move past it. You have to know it's ok That it too, is legitimate You may end up in a different place Knowing it's not personal Not rational Selfish And that's ok It m ..


Lose, let go, give it away

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This year I've embraced a lesson covering three critical things I have been learning: Lose Let go Give it away It is only ever going to be one of those three things. You can't always choose which. But you can accept that these factors will play out in almost every part of your life When ..


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