“You know, Richard, most people think the will to survive is the strongest instinct in human beings, but it isn’t. The strongest instinct is to keep things familiar” The great family therapist Virginia Satir, once said that to the co-creator of NLP, Richard Bandler, as he says in his fantastic book, Make Your Life Great. It stuck
Lot’s of people who I coach hide behind the excuse of time for not achieving what they want. They just can’t seem to ‘Find the time’ or, ‘If only I had more time, I would achieve so much more’. Oh yes, they would surely pursue that dream goal, see their family, write that blockbuster book,
Currently I am on holiday in Western Australia, Perth to be exact, and got here in the early morning of Monday 5th. On Tuesday we drove 4 hours south west to a small place called Pemberton and stayed with the owner, family and great friends, at a beautiful place called Stonebarn; a luxury hand-crafted lodge
Are you nice to everyone you meet? I don’t mean work colleagues or friends; that’s easy. But what about strangers? Are you polite to them? And what about those people whom you may think are ‘beneath’ you? How are you towards janitors, cleaners, waiters or waitresses, bin men or garbage workers? What about the unemployed?
Yes and no is the short answer. But in an attempt to make this blog a little more interesting than just seven words, I shall explain why it can be. We are all told to dream big and have a grand vision in life or business and I think we should. As the great essayist