While December 2019 is the season to be jolly, it’s also the season of goal setting. As we approach a new year we set goals for ourselves so that it can be a better year than the one we just had. This piece of text is a cautionary argument against […]
Work On The Stuff That Matters Or You’ll Be Left In Tatters (alternate title) I don’t know about you, but when I see a beggar on the street, I feel sorry for him. And guilty. I have so much and he has so little. But when I reflect that my […]
Francis Bacon famously said, “Knowledge is power”. This may or may not be so. But I think that the attainment of knowledge is a lot more complex than Bacon’s oft quoted sound bite and maybe it needs to be interrogated more fully. I recently read Carlos Castaneda’s, The Teachings of […]
My previous post on the blog was solicited by a particularly depressing series of events at a client site where it had become apparent that a newly appointed senior executive was about to trash all the hard organisational development work that had been done by the executive of the business over many years. On reflection what became apparent to me was far from the new appointee being a problem, they could actually enable tremendous inner growth among for all concerned. Far from being an enemy, this person was a most valuable ally.