Category: Self improvement

Empathy Canvas: A tool for problem solvers, collaborators, makers and doers

What is the Empathy Canvas for? Empathy is the currency of all change. Without taking the time to walk in the shoes of the people we are trying to affect,...

/ March 26, 2017

Altitude training: an analogy for self-improvement

There are times when we have to dig in, to find a way to get through ‘it’. It may be starting a new job or balancing study with a demanding...

/ March 10, 2017

Resolutions: Your Great, Great Grandfather arrives in his time machine, what do you tell him?

  “We all embody the dreams of our ancestors and with that, there’s a responsibility” – Brandan “B-MIKE” Odums   It’s that time of year again, a time when we...

/ December 21, 2016

Can dealing with loss or trauma lead to self improvement?

Forgive the title of this post.  My intention is not to glibly draw a comparison between loss and the often over-played, positive ‘ra-ra’ of self-improvement. Let me explain… Last night I...

/ September 9, 2016

Help yourself by helping others…

The easiest thing in life? Advise others… Behold, not one but two choice video’s (contain yourselves, please).  One from a pro, all star illustrator and all ’round guru James Victore...

/ July 28, 2016

My colleague wrote this leaving letter and it is golden.

A long-time colleague sent this fantastic leaving note to a group colleagues today.  She’s someone whom I’ve seen flourish and grow over a number of years by continually putting herself out...

/ June 30, 2016