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Lessons from a Banana Skin

Lessons from a Banana Skin

Slipping up on an banana skin is a standard slapstick gag. It’s the stuff of cartoons with no more basis in reality than Wiley Coyote running off the edge of a cliff and not realising he’s suspended in mid-air until he looks down.

Or so I thought.

I was crossing a busy street a couple of days ago, totally concentrated on avoiding the speeding cars. This particular stretch of road seems to attract large number of drivers who consider stopping at pedestrian crossingsto be optional. Suddenly I found myself sprawled across the tarmac (I think it was on one of the...

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Our Needs Make Us Strong

Our Needs Make Us Strong

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

(Gandhi)

This quote sums up my approach to life. My aspired approach to life, that is. I’ve still got some...

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A Vegetarian Life?

A Vegetarian Life?

Since choosing to cut meat from my diet nearly two years ago I’ve moved from being somewhat tentative about it to becoming convinced this is the right lifestyle choice for me. Over recent months I’ve even started getting a...

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Learn Something New

Learn Something New

My business life as a trainer and coach is all about helping people learn and I’ve been doing it for many years now. I think I’m pretty good at...

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Breaking Boundaries

Breaking Boundaries

Don’t human beings just love dividing the world up? Everywhere you go it seems there are lines drawn to make the world into smaller and smaller pieces. Most of...

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How To Get Rich Quick

How To Get Rich Quick

If the ‘instant wealth’ brigade are to be believed, riches fall into the lap of anyone following their advice – or more likely their $99.95 programme (currently at 50%...

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