Many people spend their whole life trying to find their ‘thing’. We can turn to parents, friends and our careers advisor for ideas and suggestions, they can help and guide us but they can not make the decision for us. There is only one place we will find the answer, and it is written on our heart. We dream from an early age but we get side-tracked, as various opportunities parade for our attention like proud peacocks. We can dream so many dreams we can confuse those concoct
School was far from a doddle for me. My end of year reports were never a surprise to my Mum, ‘if Sharron would concentrate in class and not distract the other students she would do much better’. My sister who is 15 months older than me (so obviously won every race growing up as her legs were longer and had a clear unfair advantage) was the opposite and always the teachers’ favourite. My sister, who is one of my favourite people on the planet, is my chalk as I am her cheese.
Christmas ads have certainly gone up a notch in recent years and although they have the central aim of increasing their sales, they also do a great job of inspiring us to be generous and to care for each other. After watching them I’m inspired to do a better job of going out of my way to care for someone else, whether that’s at home, work or just out and about. I like to think I’m caring and considerate but I’m also a girl of routine, schedule and generally running around at
The carrot or stick is an old debate that rages in every industry & sector (& home – but for now let’s focus on the commercial environment opposed to motivating toddlers, teens, husbands, wives or strong minded Jack Russells)! A reward that motivates one person won’t always work for the next. The same goes with punishment, for you a mere threat of punishment could be the only motivator you need to get moving. Whether you have a carrot or a stick preference, either one has l
In 2012 I left a job I loved to pursue my crazy dream of starting a business to help people and organisations realise, chase and achieve their dreams. Driven by my passion & belief, my mission was simple; to bridge the gap between where people are to where they dream of being. My method was not. The result? I fell flat on my face. Splat! If I could wind back the clock to 2012 would I do the same thing again? Yes! Why? Because although defeat is painful & has a very bitt