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Leading By Mistake

Last week I was responsible for a group of young adults on a leadership course, set on yachts on the Norfolk Broads. Although we were thinking primarily about the ideas behind situational leadership, there was lots of practice of leading and decision making. Whatever...

I wasn’t open to being inspired

I went to #TEDxGla2017 a few weeks ago to be inspired about leadership topics and many of the speakers were brilliant and gave me food for thought. More than most though, Jessie Pavelka changed me; in my thinking about me and my future. He didn't start promisingly for...

Making a Difference

This summer Square Pegs Coaching is sponsoring another couple of amazing young people who are travelling abroad to serve other people, but our expectation, and theirs, is that they will be changed hugely by the experience. Over the years, I have particularly loved to...

But What If…

My previous post was about getting more of what you want into you life and inevitably folk ask, 'But what if...' and come up with reasons why it's not possible. In fact whenever I talk about work- or life-improvement there are the naysayers who talk about why it won't...

Another flying experience

Are you moving in the right direction? As you look back and see where you have come from, how happy are you with the progress you are making?A few weeks ago I had a minor rant about flying and how I dealt with the experience and my attendant emotions. Last week I...

Still Reacting

I was supposed to have a meeting yesterday but it didn't happen. I neglected to check that it was still on, and the person I was meeting neglected to show up. I reacted, but unlike my BA angriness (airline not Baracus, see previous blogpost), I was simply a little...

Thoughts Feelings Generated

On Saturday, two incidents made me stop and take note of my feelings and how appropriately I was dealing with them.  I am normally a great exponent of looking for, and celebrating, the good bits of life, however infrequently they might present themselves, and revel in...

What do the signs mean?

As part of writing some longer pieces about journeying, I was looking at the highway code wondering if I could make links from the things we see on a road journey to those we see in life around us.And then I got side-tracked by sign identification ad knowing what they...

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Nick has been writing for mass consumption ever since he was sending newsletters home from the Philippines 20+ years ago. He has carried on putting finger to keyboard, branching out into magazines, manuals and recently submitting lots of words for books. He has always aimed to be entertaining but at the same time challenging. If you like something, feel free to pass it on to someone else, but if you are challenged by it then even better - write a comment, start a debate, add to the fun.