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How do you deal with problems?

One day a farmer’s favorite donkey fell into a deep well. There was know way the farmer could pull him out, no matter how hard he tried. With great sadness he decided his only option was to bury him alive. So he started pouring soil into the well and onto...

The tip of the iceberg

I tend to think of people as icebergs. Think of it, we’re all individuals, floating in this huge ocean called life. We meet other icebergs. We float along together on currents and sometimes another current separates us. We are strong and tough, because...

Is the grass greener on the other side of the fence?

It’s a true story told by an African farmer who heard tales about other farmers who had made millions by discovering diamond mines. These tales so excited the farmer that he could hardly wait to sell his farm and go prospecting for diamonds himself. He...

The eagle and the pigeons

There was once a field full of birds, doing what birds do...pecking for seeds and flapping around. One of the birds called Frank spotted some eagles swooping and soar overhead performing a wonderful display for all to see, he looked around to see who else...

‘I don’t want to put my hand up’

Journey of self-leadership As you may have seen from earlier posts on social media, Abigail and I are in Germany. Yesterday, Abigail delivered a workshop for an international network group of trainers and coaches – a client of mine and an event I attend...

Turning the Fear of Transformation into the Transformation of Fear

by Danaan Parry (from: Warriors of the heart) Sometimes I feel that my life is a series of trapeze swings. I'm either hanging on to a trapeze bar swinging along or, for a few moments in my life, I'm hurtling across space in between trapeze bars. Most of...