10 Steps to Choosing the Best Books to Read

10 Steps to Choosing the Best Books to Read There's an approximate 2.2m books published each year, 48,857 published already this year (as of Jan 8th), and according to Google back in August 2010 there was a total of 130 million books that have ever been published. That's a lot of journeys. So how do you pick the best ones? I wrote a blog about listening and someone responded with a simple comment that it's easy (and enjoyable) to listen to … [Read more...]

Encourage the Encouragers

Encourage the 'Encouragers' I've been privileged to have had some amazing friends and inspirations, who have been such a huge encouragement to me during my life. Their wisdom, experience, understanding and the lens through which they see the world has helped shape and at times transform my thinking. Their have pioneered into spaces, and have had the humility, grace and passion to open up that space for others. They don't live for themselves, … [Read more...]

Mentoring and Coaching- Passing it down the Generations?

Mentoring and Coaching- Passing it down the generations? One of the drawbacks of a breakdown in family dynamics is the lack of contact the ‘old’ have with the ‘young.’ As a result the fruitfulness of mentoring and coaching relationships can become lost. From my perspective both generations have lost out. Perhaps it’s an idealistic viewpoint grown from watching Italian movies; the older father teaching the young son the important lessons … [Read more...]