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100 things I wish my Dad had taught me.. Part A.

In my life I have no regrets. Ok, maybe one or two, but mostly no regrets. Oh, all right, more than a few but still, no regrets, mostly. Kind of. Nearly 100% no regrets. Oh! Yes, I do regret that and that. But mostly no regrets. All right! There’s about 50% of what I have…

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In the last year, bartenders have rewilded their drinks with foraged cocktails, city-dwellers have rewilded their urban landscapes with public mini-forests, and brands have been making sweeping efforts to become regenerative. But is it possible to rewild the way we as individuals think and act on a daily basis? In other words, “can we rewild ourselves?,” the BBC asked in…

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Solo Wellness – And it’s about time

People are reconsidering their relational health with others and with themselves, focusing on their overall wellbeing and self-growth. A new solo-lens for self-betterment and wellness is shifting the way consumers operate in relationships. Many couples are taking relationship gap years by scheduling time apart to prioritize self-discovery and growth. The BBC featured two couples in…

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Executive Coaching – An Overview

Coaching in a business environment is a training method in which a more experienced or skilled individual provides an employee with advice and guidance intended to help develop the individual’s skills, performance and career. Coaching is distinguished from similar HR competencies of mentoring and counseling (as a step in a progressive discipline system). Coaching may…

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30 Questions in 20 Days. Q19. Spoon bending?

Today’s question: If you were told you could bend a spoon with your mind, would you agree but accept you don’t know how, or would you say it’s a trick? In the year before the Grand Canyon started as a trickle of a creek, about a billion years ago now, I attended a spoon bending…

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The Very Real Dangers of Executive Coaching

It is beyond belief that in 2022 people still consider the idea of an executive coach as an accessory or a luxury in business. One of the reasons for this is that for many years life coaches have been nothing more than amateur psychologists. And, in most cases very poor ones. I have included an…

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20 Questions in 30 Days. Q 15. Why do people who seek peace attract trouble.

Today’s question is wonderful. It pushes every button in the universe and in our memes. This question of the series 20 Questions in 30 Days. is Question 15. Why do people who seek peace attract trouble? Ask the universe. answer: ashasajhrerbsiherkcbaiwends erhjaksdkhswerbkashdhrktbgkebsahhkhaskhdkhskd OK so that’s universe talk so as a qualified translator of universe speak,…

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Nicola’s Spirit – Short Film from ON Running

The word spirit is such a common thread in Canadian language but here in Aussie it’s been hijacked by religious concepts. In the Himalayas, it is everyday language and it means the same to those who love sport and the outdoors. It defines us, not philosophically but in our approach to love and life. My…

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20 Questions in 30 Days. Q12 Why Does Success Breed Success?

The question today is “why does success breed success?” There are so many answers to this question it’s hard to know where to start but I assume the best place is to summarise the most important. The reason why success breeds success is that it creates a sense of abundance. So, success does not breed…

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SIX MONTHS NEWS LETTER FROM CHRIS

Six monthly Report Over the last six months you may have participated in coaching, enjoyed reading the blogs and listening to the podcast and over this period of time you will have collected a significant amount of information which from time to time needs to be collated and stuck together in a way that is…

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Queens Birthday Thoughts

this country has its heroes. We know them in sport we know them in victory in battle and we know them in politics. But this story that has been written by the ABC with great integrity encourage stands tall amongst those stories. this is a story about a woman who stood up against violence, crime,…

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20 Questions in 30 DAYS… Q4. Do you have your answer?

HERE IS QUESTION 4. Part A. What is an emotion and how does this relate to aphelion and perihelion of the earth? AND QUESTION 4. Part B. Is nature in balance or is she always seeking balance? What is stress in relation to emotion? from this tiny image you can see that the earth is…

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20 QUESTIONS IN 30 DAYS – Q3. DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC?

So far, I’ve taken a deep dive into feelings, meme’s and leader’s mindset. You don’t want to be a fool. Nor do you want to hit a peak in your life where your emotions and feelings block your journey. That would be an unnecessary end to a golden opportunity. It might feel a dry to…

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20 QUESTIONS IN 30 DAYS – DAY 0.

Exploring inspiration is both an intellectual journey as well as a personal one. We do not deny the need for knowledge in placing order in the chaos called life. Disorganised knowledge leads to confusion and so, as your coach, the anti guru guru, every now and again it’s important to consider the exploration or revision…

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INSPIRED THINKING #21 USING CONTENTMENT TO OVERCOME DOUBT

To sit alone in doubt is hell. To resolve doubt sitting alone is impossible. The self-talk that causes doubt will feed itself. Poor self-talk causes doubt. A doubting mind will remain a doubting mind no matter what intellectual knowledge is provided to it, the answers to the questions are really irrelevant. If you are given…

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INSPIRED THINKING #19 3 DAYS IN NATURE TO CHANGE YOUR SELF TALK

Research shows that the ‘3-day Effect’ is the key to truly getting out of your rut. In writing his book, The Comfort Crisis, Michael Easter spent more than a month deep in the Arctic backcountry. This, naturally, put him in some sketchy situations. Like the afternoon he encountered a grizzly bear the size of a Chevy…

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INSPIRED THINKING #16 – MASTERY OF MIND

Yesterday we spoke about viewpoint as being the single most vital key in leadership and self awareness. I encouraged you to look from the universal view so you can run the world in your chosen field. Today, we delve into there micro level of self-awareness and leadership with mind control. Everything in this universe fits…

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INSPIRED THINKING #15 – VIEWPOINT

We may have covered this in a previous post but in this course on Inspired Thinking we do review important lessons several times. You can’t manage anything you can’t see the balance in and so, you viewpoint in life is the single most important element of self mastery. A person with a small viewpoint cannot…

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INSPIRED THINKING #14 THE FIVE KEYS TO NON REACTIVE LEADERSHIP.

This lesson is about self awareness and using it wisely. We have spoken about self-reliance and its importance in leadership and life. But there is something far more important as a leader when it comes to mastering self-awareness. This topic is non reaction. We react to everything we are not conscious of and so, we…

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INSPIRED THINKING #12B2 THE ART OF LEADERSHIP – (video)

All too often we get trapped in the doing of computation as a leader when really, the quality and inspiration of our leadership comes from art. Artists create from images in their heart, deep impressions onto a canvas. It can be a sculpture a painting or photograph. It can be dancing or singing or creating…

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INSPIRED THINKING #12 – EGO IS THAT A DIRTY WORD

TODAY WE EXPLORE INSPIRED THINKING #12 – EGO IS IT REALLY SO BAD – A DIRTY WORD? There are many planes of existence and the material one is on the surface of life. On this plane we may choose to live out most of our life and so a great journey takes place here. Unfortunately,…

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INSPIRED THINKING #11 – SELF-RELIANCE

Today we discuss the vital objective in success of SELF RELIANCE. Many years ago, especially in the East, people were in tune with nature. Nature’s harmony and the human happiness were considered one. What happened outside of us, happened within. But now, with time and technology, we have lost touch. Concrete has replaced trees, paint…

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INSPIRED THINKING #10 SELF WORTH

IMPROVE YOURSELF We all understand the importance of maintaining progress in our own life. Self- awareness is an ongoing and continuous journey. This earth has been evolving from the time it first took shape. You are part of this earth; from its bosom you were extracted, and to its bosom you will shortly return. Therefore,…

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INSPIRED THINKING #9 PATIENCE

The Bible gives the advice to take no thought of the morrow. And you will hear often the ideal “be in the moment, live in the now.” There have been many families who have frozen to death because of the misinterpretation this idea. There is no surer way of turning smart wise people into neophytes…

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